. The earth and its inhabitants .. . HE basin of the Neckar, though tributary to the Rhine, yet forms a distinct region, as far as concerns its upper portion, bounded as it is in the west by the ranges of the Black Forest and Odenwald. Geographical features thus justify the formation of a separate kingdom, of which the old castle of Wirtineberg, near the site now occupied by the city of Stuttgart, became the natural nucleus. The boundaries of Wiirttemberg, as drawn in accordance with treaties, present, no doubt, a few anomalies, the districts on the Upper Danube and to the north of the Lake of
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