This page will contain links to documents relating to German Place Names for towns and topographical features that were:-
1. Originally German and now located in other countries. e.g. Poland, Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia
2. Related to German minorities located in other sovereign nations.
3. German Names for towns etc in occupied territory.
4. Links to German gazetteers.
This document describes the Place Names of territory given up by Germany following defeat in 1945. This principally deals with towns in East Prussia, Brandenburg, Silesia, Poznan, Pomerania and West Prussia. (File last updated 15 Jan 2010)
Any additions, corrections or suggestions should be made via the Placenames Forum
German Names for European Towns/Cities
Alsace-Lorraine German-French Town Names
Former German Towns now in Poland, Russia or Lithuania
List of cities and towns in East Prussia
Municipalities in Sudetenland
List of historical German and Czech names for places in the Czech Republic
List of German exonyms for places in Slovakia
List of German exonyms for places in Estonia
Latvian-German and German-Latvian exonyms
German Military Geographical information about European Russia, Leningrad region
German Military Geographical information about European Russia, Karelia and Kola
German Military Geographical information about European Russia, the Volga regions
German Military Geographical information about the European Russia, Ural regions.
German Military Geographical information about Ukraine with Moldova Republic and Crimea
German Military Geographical information about Belarus
German Military Geographical information about the Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)
Luftwehrgeographische Studie über Großbritannien