How many German states existed in 1950?
1949 ended strict occupation of Germany by WWII allies. The following states formed: Federal Republic of Germany of British, French and American occupation zones, German Democratic Republic in Soviet occupation zone, and Saar Protectorate administered by French Republic. The least one even participated in 1952 Olympic games of Helsinki despite presence of united German East/West team.
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