List of German exonyms for places in Croatia

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This is a list of German exonyms for toponyms in Croatia. Part of Croatia was governed by Austria-Hungary, and some Hungarian exonyms became common in German, and may be used interchangeably with the German exonym for a period. These Hungarian names are noted below. Also, parts of Croatia ruled by Austria-Hungary were formerly governed by Italy, and Italian names also migrated to German usage. These are also noted.

Islands - Rivers - Regions - Cities and towns


Cities and towns[edit]

During the Empire of Austria period, they were located in the Dalmatia Province (12 Bezirkshauptmannschaften, hereafter coded D,1 to D,13), the Croatia-Slavonia Province with the Military Border District (in Hungary after the compromise of 1867, and a part of the Coastal Province (Austrian Littoral, coded L,0 to L,10).[1]

Former Austrian Littoral[edit]

Current Croatia[2] includes territory from the following 7 Bezirkshauptmannschaften that existed in 1900 in Cisleithania Austrian Littoral, from which the list could be checked and completed (observing however that Italian names were officially used in this province):

Former Dalmatia province[edit]

Current Croatia includes territory from the following 12 Bezirkshauptmannschaften that existed in 1900 in Cisleithania (Dalmatia), from which the list could be checked and completed (observing however the Italian or Croatian names officially used in this province):

Cities and towns in Croatian Istria[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

  • Humag - Umag (Italian: Umago) L,5

K[edit]

L[edit]

  • Lauran - Lovran (Italian: Laurana) (Lovrana) L,10

M[edit]

  • Mahrenfels - Lupoglav (Lupoglava) L,1
  • Mitterburg - Pazin (Italian: Pisino) L,6
  • Moschkanitz - Mošćenica (Italian: Moschenizze) L,10

N[edit]

O[edit]

  • Orser - Vrsar (Italian: Orsera?) L,5?

P[edit]

R[edit]

  • Ruwein - Rovinj (Italian: Rovigno) L[3]
  • Rotz - Roč (Italian: Rozzo) L,1

S[edit]

T[edit]

V[edit]

Cities and towns in Slavonia[edit]

A[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

I[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

U[edit]

V[edit]

W[edit]

Z[edit]

Cities and towns in Dalmatia[edit]

A[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

I[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

V[edit]

W[edit]

Z[edit]

Cities and towns in other regions of Croatia[edit]

A[edit]

  • Agram - Zagreb
    • Agram -Klosterowitz - Zagreb-Adamovec
    • Agram -Fischerheim - Zagreb-Breštje
    • Agram -St.Georg - Zagreb-Đurđekovec
    • Agram -Dombrau - Zagreb-Dubrava
    • Agram -Korwat - Zagreb-Horvati
    • Agram -Lipnitz - Zagreb-Lipnica
    • Agram -St.Markus - Zagreb-Markuševac
    • Agram -Michalowitz - Zagreb-Mihaljevac
    • Agram -Morautscha - Zagreb-Moravče
    • Agram -Sosel - Zagreb-Podsused
    • Agram -AllerheilgenZagreb-Sesvete
  • Anderturn - Tar
  • Arbey - Rab (Italian: Arbe)

B[edit]

C[edit]

  • Chästau - Kastav

D[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

V[edit]

W[edit]

Z[edit]

Cities and towns on Croatian islands[edit]

Arbey - Rab[edit]

Augusta - Lastovo[edit]

Baag - Pag[edit]

Bratz - Brač[edit]

Ese - [edit]

Gist - Ist[edit]

Jassur - Žirje[edit]

Kersch - Cres[edit]

Kanidol - Srakane[edit]

Lissa - Vis[edit]

Lözing - Lošinj[edit]

  • Tschigale - Čikat
  • Kleinlötzing - Mali Lošinj (Klein- and Mali both mean "small"; earlier it was smaller than Veli Lošinj, but now the island's capital)
  • Großlötzing - Veli Lošinj (Groß- and veli both mean "big")

Lüb - Olib[edit]

Maun - Maoni[edit]

Melade - Melat[edit]

Melide - Mljet[edit]

Mörter - Murter[edit]

Nebe - Ilovik[edit]

Pasmann - Pašman[edit]

Phar - Hvar[edit]

Pontadür - Vir[edit]

  • Pontadür - Vir

Plaun - Plavnik[edit]

Premud - Premuda[edit]

Prewig - Prvić[edit]

Sansig - Susak[edit]

Silva - Silba[edit]

Uglan - Ugljan[edit]

Vegl - Krk[edit]

Zuitsch - Žut[edit]

Islands[edit]

Rivers[edit]

Regions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  2. ^ Klein 1967 completed with own database information for the current political split.
  3. ^ Klein 1967, Stadt mit eigenem Statut
  4. ^ August Dimitz (2013). History of Carniola Volume Ii: From Ancient Times to the Year 1813 with Special Consideration of Cultural Development. Xlibris Corporation. p. 229. ISBN 9781483604114.