The Palatinate, historically also Rhenish Palatinate or Lower Palatinate, is a region in southwestern Germany. It occupies roughly the southernmost quarter of the German federal state of , covering an area of 5,451 square kilometres with about 1.4 million inhabitants.

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am Rhein is a city in , Germany, on the river Rhine, opposite . Photo: Engelberger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the region of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a city in southwest , located in the state of at the edge of the . Photo: Leiflive, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Landau is a town of 47,000 people in the Palatinate. Photo: Anna16, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is an independent town in , , near the border with . Photo: Syntaxys, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city at the German Wine Route in the district Südliche Weinstraße in the state . Photo: Oliver Orschiedt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city of 8,000 people in that is home to the famed nearby Air Base. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a spa town in the Rhine-Neckar urban agglomeration in the Palatinate. Photo: Immanuel Giel, Public domain.

is a municipality of over 8,000 people in southwestern Germany. Photo: Michael Wifall, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a town at the German Wine Route in the district Südliche Weinstraße on . Photo: Geisler Martin, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Latitude of center
49.4333° or 49° 25' 59.9" north
Longitude of center
7.7667° or 7° 46' 0.1" east

Also Known As

  • Arabic: بالاتينات
  • Arabic: بفالز
  • Basque: Renaniar Palatinatu
  • Bulgarian: Пфалц
  • Catalan: Palatinat
  • Catalan: Pfalz
  • Chinese: 普法爾茨地區
  • Chinese: 法爾茲
  • Czech: Dolní Falc
  • Czech: Falc
  • Czech: Falcko
  • Czech: Palatinát
  • Czech: Pfalz
  • Czech: Rýnská Falc
  • Danish: Pfalz
  • Danish: Rheinpfalz
  • Dutch: Palts
  • Dutch: Pfalz
  • English: Pfalz
  • Esperanto: Palatinato
  • Finnish: Pfalz
  • French: Bavière rhénane
  • French: Palatinat rhenan
  • French: Palatinat rhénan
  • French: Pfalz
  • Galician: Palatinado renano
  • German: Palz
  • German: Pfalz
  • German: Pfälzer
  • German: Region Pfalz
  • Hebrew: פפאלץ
  • Hungarian: Pfalz
  • Icelandic: Pfalz
  • Italian: Palatinato
  • Japanese: プファルツ地区
  • Japanese: プファルツ地方
  • Korean: 팔츠
  • Latvian: Pfalca
  • Pennsylvania German: Palz
  • Pennsylvania German: Pfalz
  • Persian: پالاتن
  • Pfaelzisch: Palz
  • Pfaelzisch: Pfalz
  • Polish: Palatynat
  • Portuguese: Palatinado
  • Romanian: Pfalz (Region)
  • Romanian: Pfalz
  • Russian: Пфальц
  • Slovak: Falcko
  • Slovak: Pfalz
  • Spanish: Bajo Palatinado
  • Spanish: Niederpfalz
  • Spanish: Palatinado Renano
  • Spanish: Palatinado de Renania
  • Spanish: Palatinado del Rin
  • Spanish: Rheinpfalz
  • Swedish: Pfalz
  • Swedish: Rheinpfalz
  • Swedish: Rhenpfalz
  • Ukrainian: Пфальц
  • Western Frisian: Palts
  • Western Frisian: Pfalz
  • 팔츠 지역

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