ONE in every three Bavarians wants to quit Germany and become an independent state, according to a new poll.
Bild newspaper, who requested the poll, said they found the results “frightening”. (Why? Because there are some Germans left who are actually using their brains??? – I.U.)
Bavaria is home to Munich, Germany’s third-largest city, and boasts a total land mass of 27,239 square miles.
It is also home to some 12,843,500 people – more than 15 per cent of the country’s total population.
The poll took place in the aftermath of a request for an independent referendum by the ‘Freedom for Bavaria’ party.
Bavarian nationalism has been popular since the incorporation of the state into Germany in 1871.
Various attempts at independence have taken part in the years since, with the Bavaria Party continuing the campaign in recent years.