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Determining CRS from given point coordinate set

Also you can try using projfinder. For instance, when one paste provided coordinates (4581211.88, 5811848.94) You will see several options. Then you may assume the CRS, which is mostlikely the "...
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Where can I find state borders for Germany?

You can download free state border layers of Germany from DIVA-GIS by selecting Administrative areas as the subject.
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Public shp file showing Berlin subway entrances?

You could try using Overpass Turbo which can locate subway entrances in Berlin. You can click here to see the results or type the following query in the Overpass command box: node [railway=...
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Where can I find state borders for Germany?

At http://www.geodatenzentrum.de/ you will find boundarys from the local community up to the national border.
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Determining CRS from given point coordinate set

It says right there in your column title "GK4" - which is for Gauss-Krüger Zone 4 (https://epsg.io/31468). Another hint is the leading 4 on the X-coordinates. An last but not least you ...
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Determining CRS from given point coordinate set

You can't determine the projection of a set of points just from the coordinates. Without some other information they are just random numbers. Go back to the data supplier and make them give you some ...
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Projection for Germany that preserves distance?

You don't need an equidistant projection, but geodetic distances calculated on a spheroid (Vincenty's formulae) or a sphere (Great-cicle distance). For instance, geopy is able to calculate them. ...
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Adding Vector Tiles results in 'Network request timed out' in QGIS

The first thing I want to clarify is that you are mixing URLs and styles from two different vector tile sets i.e. Basis and Höhenlinien. Secondly, it looks like the styles for Höhenlinien do not work ...
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retrieve coordinates of all weather stations that falls in Germany in R

I don't think any of the data you provided actually are in Germany so I made some fake data: library(rgeos) library(maptools) library(sp) #Get countries data(wrld_simpl) plot(wrld_simpl) #Subset to ...
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Georeferencing Old German Map in ArcMap that uses Ferro Meridian and very uncommon projection

See the first two maps. They have both Ferro and Greenwich longitudes directly labeled, so you can determine Greenwich-based control points. I would try 3-5 points left right at both top, middle, and ...
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Making flattened shape of map right using QGIS

The project CRS is in a projection that looks flattened. Change the project CRS to another CRS like EPSG:3857 or the local UTM-zone - the last option is better in your case, as you have only a small ...
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Integrating NTv2_SN.gsb grid in QGIS

The datum transformation in QGIS srs.db must be registered between geodetic CRSs. Then you can assign a default datum transformation between projection CRSs in QGIS. Projection EPSG:31469 CRS (DHDN ...
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Population centroid of irregular-shaped German counties based on a population density grid

Short answer would be "Try Mean centroid(s) in the Processing Toolbox > Vector Analysis". However, your dataset needs to get pre-processed before applying the tool. (1) Pre-process (this part is ...
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Projection for Germany that preserves distance?

For this, I have to project point A to a projection that preserves distance (Equidistant). You may have misunderstood "Equidistant" in Equidistant projections. It's a common misunderstanding that "...
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Where can I find state borders for Germany?

Natural Earth is a great source for reference boundary data http://www.naturalearthdata.com/
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Geocoding German Gemeindeschlüssel

Since 2015 many things changed, as well as weblinks in the Wikipedia's article. I hope that a .xlsx-file with "Amtlicher Gemeindeschlüssel (AGS)" can somehow assist. Data provider "Statistische Ämter ...
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Seeking historical (pre-war) data on cities and towns in Germany?

Look for INSPIRE. INSPIRE is a European initiative that nudges member countries to make geographically oriented data available for all, for free. In the Netherlands this has resulted in -among ...
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Crop data for Europe / Germany

You should almost certainly start your research by looking at the INSPIRE geoportal ~ http://inspire-geoportal.ec.europa.eu/discovery/ Any public body in German that has any data that falls under the ...
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Projection for Germany that preserves distance?

If you do not need accuracy down to the millimeter, you can just use one of the common transverse Mercator coordinate systems for this area, UTM zone 33 (EPSG 32633) or Gauß-Krüger zone 4 (EPSG 31468):...
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Where can I find state borders for Germany?

You can also check this website for Germany data, http://www.suche-postleitzahl.org/downloads It is free openstreetmap data.
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Seeking map of communes for Bavaria region before 1930

Looks like you need a period before and during the Weimarer Republik. I would suggest the following sources: bavarikon Die Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik ...
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Opening shapefiles without prj-file (one of Gauss–Krüger CS) in QGIS

As DirkB already pointed out, you need to use the Assign projection tool from the Processing Toolbox. Do this for both of your shapefiles, then they should display correctly. knutella already hinted ...
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Difference between UTM CRS with 6 digits and 8 digits

Those two coordinate systems are quite similar. The difference is on the 'False Easting'. This means that if a point coordinates in the EPSG 25832 are X, Y (X for east coordinate and Y for north ...
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Accessing INSPIRE cadastral data through QGIS

Using https://fbinter.stadt-berlin.de/fb/wfs/data/senstadt/s_wfs_alkis_bauwerkelinien?request=getcapabilities&service=wfs&version=2.0.0 in QGIS WFS Note a large dataset (a strong/fast ...
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Seeking parcel boundaries data for Germany or Sweden?

The INSPIRE Geportal may give you some of the documents you're searching for.
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How to get all parcels of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to GeoJSON? WFS export in QGIS seems to export part of the data only

By requesting data with a browser https://www.geodaten-mv.de/dienste/inspire_cp_alkis_download?SERVICE=WFS&REQUEST=GetFeature&VERSION=2.0.0&TypeNames=cp:CadastralParcel it is possible to ...
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Shifting on the X-axis while reprojecting Gauss-Krüger zone 3 to UTM zone 33N

The solution was to first set the Layer to EPSG:31467 and then export it as UTM33N.
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Seeking database of all German cities with latitude and longitude

All politically independent communities with selected characteristics at 30.09.2019 https://www.destatis.de/DE/Themen/Laender-Regionen/Regionales/Gemeindeverzeichnis/Administrativ/Archiv/GVAuszugQ/...
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Converting Excel into shapefile (keeping encoding and data type)

edit: I just saw the QGIS 2.0 tag. I verified and the .csv import dialog in 2.18 doesn't seem to have the detect field type tickbox so this might not work outside of 3.x There might be something ...
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Converting Excel into shapefile (keeping encoding and data type)

A quick and dirty way to get the right datatype (like keeping 035 as text to prevent the loss of leading 0) is to create a dummy record as the first line in the excel where all data are of the right ...
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