Section 3. Political GeographyStates of Germany Germany is split into fifteen separate federal districts (Lader), with Berlin acting as it's own state. Each State has it's own representative to the Bundesrat (Federal Council) Schleswig-Holstein:Hamburg:Bremen:Lower Saxony:Rhineland-Palatinate:Saarland:Hesse:Thuringia:Baden-Wurttemberg:Bavaria:Saxony:Brandenburg:Saxony-Anhalt:Mecklenburg-Vorpommern:Berlin: