A Reichswald designates a historic woodland under imperial protection and usage in the lands of the former Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
The Holy Roman Empire was a realm that existed from 962 to 1806 in Central Europe.It was ruled by the Holy Roman Emperor. Its character changed during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period, when the power of the emperor gradually weakened in favour of the princes...

. It may refer to:
  • Nürnberger Reichswald — an old cultivated forest with 25000 hectares (61,776.3 acre) near Nuremberg
    Nuremberg[p] is a city in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia. Situated on the Pegnitz river and the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal, it is located about north of Munich and is Franconia's largest city. The population is 505,664...

    , which is today a nature reserve.
  • Klever Reichswald
    Klever Reichswald
    The Klever Reichswald is an Imperial forest near Kleve in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany between the Rivers Rhine and Maas at the Dutch/German border...

     — a forest of 5100 hectares (12,602.4 acre) near Kleve
    Kleve , is a town in the Lower Rhine region of northwestern Germany near the Dutch border and the River Rhine. From the 11th century onwards, Kleve was capital of a county and later a duchy...

    , where a Second World War battle
    Operation Veritable
    Operation Veritable was a Second World War pincer movement conducted by Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery's 21st Army Group to clear and occupy the land between the Rhine and Maas rivers. It took place between 8 February and 11 March 1945. It was a part of General Dwight Eisenhower's "broad front"...

     took place.
  • Reichwald (Rhineland-Palatinate) — a nature reserve in Rodenbach, Rhineland-Palatinate
    Rodenbach, Rhineland-Palatinate
    Rodenbach is a municipality in the district of Kaiserslautern, in Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany....

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