Rationale: Germany, with only 16 regions so far, lags far behind France, Spain and Italy in regions despite being larger than all in population and stronger economically, An addition of key regions is justified to bring balance.
This region will be split into an Eastern (Stuttgart) and Western (Karlsruhe, Freiburg) region. The ‘old’ region remains with Eastern Baden-Wurttemberg. So, you will need to enter Western Baden-Wurtemberg to get this region counted as visited.
This region will be split into a Southern (Munich) and Northern (Nuremberg) region. The ‘old’ region remains with Southern Bavaria. So, you will need to enter Northern Bavaria to get this region counted as visited.