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Germanic communities living to the east of the River Elbe from at least the 2nd century ad. In the invasion of ad 406, the Suebi crossed Gaul and founded a kingdom in Galicia, Spain, which survived until ad 585. The Franks, who annexed the lands to the east of the Rhine in the 6th century, continued to call these territories Suebia.

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