Historical regions of the Balkans

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This is a list of major historical regions of the Balkan Peninsula. Note that these regions come from different time periods - from ancient to modern era - and may often overlap. National borders have been drawn across those regions multiple times over centuries so usually they cannot be assigned to any specific nation. The list below indicates which present-day states control the whole or a part of each of the listed regions.

Key:
A-Albania, Bg-Bulgaria, BH-Bosnia and Herzegovina, C-Croatia, Mk-Republic of Macedonia, G-Greece, H-Hungary,
I-Italy, MN-Montenegro, R-Romania, S-Serbia, Sl-Slovenia, T-Turkey.

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For more historical and present-day regions in the Balkan countries see[edit]

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