Pannonia Superior

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Provincia Pannonia Superior
Province of the Roman Empire

2nd century–3rd century
 

Location of Upper Pannonia
Pannonia Superior map
Capital Carnuntum
History
 -  Established 2nd century
 -  Disestablished 3rd century
Today part of  Austria
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Croatia
 Hungary
 Slovakia
 Slovenia

Pannonia Superior, lit. Upper Pannonia, was an ancient Roman province with the capital in Carnuntum. It was formed in the year 103 AD. The province included parts of present-day Hungary, Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Slovakia.

Cities[edit]

Some of the important cities in Upper Pannonia were:

Later usage[edit]

The northern part of the 8th-century Frankish March of Pannonia was also called Upper Pannonia. The name can be found even much later in a similar, but wider, meaning. E.g. Otto von Freising (Chron. 6, 15) uses it to refer to Austria (i.e. Austria proper) in the 12th century.

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