Ancient history

Waldeck | former state, Germany

Last updated:2022-07-25

Waldeck , a former circle (county) and state Germany , between Westphalia and Hesse-Nassau. It was a principality for centuries and a republic from November 1918 to March 1929 and on State of Weimar Republic . On April 1, 1929, at the request of its people, it was merged with Prussia. It had an area of ​​1,088 square kilometers, covered with hills with farmland, mines, and slate and stone quarries. The old capital was Arolsen.