Countries that the Region has historic or territorial links.Albania Austria Belarus Belgium Bosnia-Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic Denmark England Finland France Georgia Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Lithuania Luxemburg Moldova Montenegro Netherlands Northern Ireland Norway Poland Portugal Romania Russia Scotland Serbia Slovakia Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey Ukraine Uncategorized United Kingdom Wales
Regional ThemesAdriatic Sea Alps Alsace ANATOLIA Ancien Régime Apulia Aquitaine Atlantic Ocean Auvergne baden Baden-Württemberg Balkan Barcelona Bavaria Berlin Bern Black Sea Bohemia Brandenburg Burgundy Byzantine Byzantine Empire Cantabrian Mountains Champagne Cisalpine Republic Count of Barcelona Czechoslovakia Danube Duchy of Brunswick Duke of Burgundy Elbe Garonne Gascony German Confederation Gwynedd Habsburg Hanover Harz Holy Roman Empire House of Habsburg Imperial Free City Kingdom of Burgundy Kingdom of Hungary Kingdom of León Lake Constance Loire Lombard Lord Lieutenant Lower Bavaria Lower Normandy Magdeburg Margrave Massif Central Milan Napoleon Normandy Ottoman Empire Peloponnese Powys Provence Prussia Pyrenees Rhine Roman Roman province Rome Saxony Sicily Southern Italy Soviet Union Swabia Transylvania Upper Bavaria Venice Vichy France
Daily Archives: May 14, 2013
BANFFSHIRE Former administrative county, and a surviving ceremonial area, in northeastern Scotland, south of the Moray Firth, bordered in the west by the lower Spey, with some of its eastern boundary along the River Deveron. Banffshire was wide in the … Continue reading
BANAT BÁNSÁG (Magyar). A region, formerly in the Kingdom of Hungary and now divided between Romania and Serbia, lying westwards from the Transylvanian Alps and bordered on the south, west and north by the Rivers Danube, Tisza, and Maros (Mureª). … Continue reading
BAMBERG Diocese in eastern Franconia in east central Germany and originally in the province of Mainz, though from 1220 it was exempt from the Archbishop’s jurisdiction and came immediately under the Pope. The city, which now forms a Stadtkreis in … Continue reading
BÃLÞI Inter-war county in Romania – it was the northwestern county of Bessarabia and its territory is now in Moldova. It was named after its capital.
BALLENSTEDT County in the northeastern Harz in east central Germany in the 11th and 12th centuries; the town is west of Aschersleben and southwest of Magdeburg. The Counts were already important when Count Otto the Rich (d.1123) married one of … Continue reading
BALIKESIR Turkish province in northwestern Anatolia, which extends well inland, south of the Sea of Marmara. The island of Marmara belongs to the province, which is named after its capital.
BALEARIC ISLANDS ISLAS BALEARES (Sp), ILLES BALEARS (Catalan). Islands of the western Mediterranean, a province and an autonomous community (PM) in Spain, capital Palma de Mallorca. The islands were seized by the Vandals in 423, and recovered by the Byzantine … Continue reading
BÂLE French form of BASLE, BASEL.
BAIXO ALENTEJO Lower Alentejo. New Portuguese province in the Salazarist era (1930s-early 1970s), including the Beja administrative district and the south of that of Setúbal. Until 1833 Beja had belonged to the province of Alentejo and south Setúbal to Estremadura.
BAIREUTH See BAYREUTH.
BAGÉ See BAUGÉ.