Bavaria is a federal state of Germany located in the southeast of the country. It is the largest state by land mass, making up almost a fifth of the total land area of Germany.
With 12.6 million inhabitants, Bavaria is Germany's second most populous state after North Rhine-Westphalia. Its capital and biggest city, Munich, is the third largest in Germany. The conservative Christian Social Union (CSU) been the dominant political force in the state since 1945. This page collates recent DW content on Bavaria.
The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has been visiting Germany with his wife, Camilla. Their four-day charm offensive coincided with the announcement that his younger son, Prince Harry, and his wife, Megan, had their first child. Keith Walker speaks with Thomas Sparrow who begins by explaining how excited Germans were about the royal visit.