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The name Kulm (or Culm) is a German language toponym which is derived from the Latin culmen, meaning hill. It may be used as follows:


Bohemia, now Czech Republic
  • The German name of Chlumec in Bohemia, the scene of:
    • the Battle of Kulm, 1813 defeat to Napoleon by Austrians, Prussians, and Russians
  • The German name of another Chlumec in Bohemia
  • German name of Chełm, sometimes used in English
Prussia, now Poland
  • Culm/Kulm town in Prussia, now Chełmno
    • Kulm law, Prussian Law (type of town charter)
    • Kulmerland, a historic region and diocese in Prussia
  • Harderkulm, a viewpoint on the Harder near Interlaken in canton of Bern
  • Kulm (district), canton of Aargau
  • Kulm, the highest point of the Simplon Pass, canton of Valais
  • Oberkulm and Unterkulm, two related villages in the canton of Aargau
  • Pilatus Kulm, the name of the top cable car station on the Pilatus near Luzern
  • Rigi Kulm, the highest peak of the Rigi massif in canton of Schwyz, near Luzern
  • Part of the name of many mountain restaurants on the top of a mountain
United States

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