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First posted on March 11th 2002, last revised on May 2nd 2006






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7TH AND 8TH CENTURY

External Online Map : Bulgaria in the 7th/8th Century, from Bulgarian historical atlas, posted by Dimiter Markovski, inscription illegible
9TH CENTURY

Textfiles : Bulgaria 852-893

External Online Maps : 900 from Freeman's Historical Geography (1903) posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Maps from Balcanica : Balkan, 802-970
BULGARIA UNTIL 1018

Textfiles : Bulgaria 893-1018

External Online Maps : Southeastern Europe 1000 from Freeman's Historical Geography (1903) posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Maps : Europe 1000, Europe 1100 from euratlas
External Online Maps from Balcanica : Balkan, 802-970, 970-1018
External Online Map : Bulgaria in the 10th century (Droysen's Historischer Handatlas 1886), posted by Maproom.org; map top left
External Online Map : the Balkans peninsula in the 10th century, from Macedonian Park, scroll down
BYZANTINE BULGARIA 1018-1185 AND RESTORED KINGDOM 1185-1393

Textfile : Bulgaria 1018-1185
Textfile : Bulgaria 1185-1393

External Online Map : Southeastern Europe, 1040, 1105, 1180, 1210, 1340, 1354-1358 from Freeman's Historical Geography (1903) posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Maps : Europe 1200; Europe 1300, from euratlas
Muir's Historical Atlas (1911) : Europe 1360, posted by Internet Medieval Sourcebook
External Online Map : Scan of map featuring Bulgarian Kgd. in 13th Century, posted by Dimiter Markovsky, from Bulgarian-language atlas, inscription illegible
External Online Maps from Balcanica : Balkan 1018-1183, 1183-1241, 1246, 1261, 1330, 1335, 1335-1451
External Online Map : Balkans peninsula c.1350 (Droysen's Historischer Handatlas 1886), posted by Maproom.org; map top right
External Online Map : Balkans peninsula 1402 (Droysen's Historischer Handatlas 1886), posted by Maproom.org; map in the center
External Online Map : The Balkans peninsul in 1204, from Macedonian Park, scroll down
To view maps of the Ottoman Empire during the ages, click on the label to the left
To view maps of Rumelia during the ages, click on the label to the left
TUNA VILAYET, 1868

OTTOMAN RULE UNTIL THE TREATY OF SAN STEFANO 1878

Textfiles : Bulgaria 1393-1760; Bulgaria 1760-1848; Bulgaria 1848-1879

Scanned Map : Bulgaria and Rumelia in 1860, posted at this site, Bulgaria here being a geograophical rather than an ethnical entity, not extending south of the Balkans mountains, but including the entire Dobrudja

External Online Maps : Southeastern Europe 1401, 1444 1464, 1672, 1700, 1727, 1861, from Freeman's Historical Geography (1903) posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Maps : Europe 1400, Europe 1500, Europe 1600, Europe 1700, Europe 1800 from euratlas
External Online Maps : Balkans 1856, from Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas (Georg Mayr, German inscription)
External Online Maps : Balkans 1859, from Perry Castaneda Library Utexas (has only western Bulgaria; Scheda, German inscription)
External Online Map : Bulgaria after the Conference of Constantinople 1876-1877, from Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas (Report of the International Commission To Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars 1914)
External Online Map : Changes in Turkey in Europe, posted by Twenty-Five Lectures on Modern Balkan History, from PCL
External Online Map : Austrian and Ottoman Empires 1815-1859, from Historical and Political Maps of the Modern Age, posted by Joaquin de Salas Vara de Rey
Carte der Europäischen Türkei, 1829 (Franz von Weiss), posted by Brinkster
External Online Map : the Balkan Peninsula in 1402, from Macedonian Park, scroll down
External Online Map : Turkey in Europe (Milner 1850), posted by maproom.org
CONGRESS BULGARIA 1878

External Online Map : Eastern Europe 1878, from Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas (Robert H. Labberton, A Historical Atlas, 1884, rather sloppy)
External Online Map : Scan featuring Congress Bulgaria, from Bulgarian Atlas, posted by Dimiter Markovski, inscription illegible
THE PRINCIPALITY, 1879-1908

Textfiles : Bulgaria 1879-1896
Textfiles : Bulgaria 1896-1914

External Online Maps : Southeastern Europe 1881, from Freeman's Historical Geography (1903) posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Map : Balkans 1899, from Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas (Stanford's Compendium of Geography and Travel: Europe Volume 1, 1899)
External Online Map : Türkisches Reich 1890 (Ottoman Empire 1890), Ottoman Empire in Europe 1890, from Meyers Konversationslexikon, in German
External Online Map : Bulgaria, Eastern Rumelia, from Droysen's Historischer Handatlas 1886, posted by Maproom, map at the bottom
External Online Map : W. Bulgaria, E. Bulgaria, E. umelia (Stieler 1891), posted by maproom.org
KINGDOM OF BULGARIA, 1908-1913

Textfiles : Bulgaria 1896-1914

Topical Map : Ethnicities in Hungary, 1910

External Online Maps : Contested Regions 1912, from Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas (Report of the International Commission To Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars 1914, 262 K)
External Online Maps : Regions Occupees 1913, from Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas (Report of the International Commission To Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars 1914, 365 K)
External Online Map : Territorial Modifications, 1913, from Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas (Report of the International Commission To Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars 1914, 281 K)
External Online Maps : Ethnography of Macedonia, 1914 Bulgarian View, Serbian View, from Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Map : Europe 1900, from euratlas
External Online Map : Europe in 1900, Europe in 1914, from Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century, by Matthew White
External Online Map : Völker- und Sprachenkarte der Balkan-Halbinsel vor den Kriegen 1912-1913 (Map featuring ethnicities and languages on the Balkan peninsula prior to the wars of 1912-1913, posted by macedonia.org

WORLD WAR I

Textfiles : Post-War Turmoil : Bulgaria in WW I

External Online Maps : Balkan Aspirations, from Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas (Report of the International Commission To Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars 1914, 153 K)
External Online Maps, Balkans 1917, from Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas (prewar borders)
BULGARIA BETWEEN THE WARS

Textfiles : Bulgaria 1918-1926
Bulgaria 1926-1934
Bulgaria 1934-1939

External Online Maps : Europe in 1937, from Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century, by Matthew White
External Online Maps : The Balkans 1918-1938, from Historical and Political Maps of the Modern Age, posted by Joaquin de Salas Vara de Rey
WORLD WAR II

Textfiles : Bulgaria in WW II
Textfiles : Bulgaria 1944-1947

External Online Maps : Fascist Europe from Historical and Political Maps of Europe, by Joaquin de Salas Vara del Rey
External Online Map : Albania 1941-1943, (Italian territory on the Balkans) posted by Giovanni Armillotta
External Online Map : Europe in 1942, from Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century, by Matthew White
External Online Map : German-occupied Europe, 1942, from Jewish Virtual Library
COMMUNIST AND MODERN BULGARIA



Textfiles : Bulgaria 1948-1969
Textfiles : Bulgaria 1969-1989

External Online Maps : CIA World Factbook : Bulgaria, with comment
External Online Maps : Bulgaria, from Maps of Modern Europe, Univ. of Craiova
External Online Map : Major Ethnic Groups in the Balkans, 1990, from Twenty-Five Lectures on Modern Balkan History, from PCL
External Online Maps : Europe in 1970, from Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century, by Matthew White
External Online Maps : Nationality Map of East Central, Southeast Europe 1989-1992, from Strijd on Ruimte in Kaart (Struggle for room on the map), online exhibition of University Library, Amsterdam
External Online Map : Bulgaria administrative, from abvg



EXTERNAL
SITES
Maps, from All Bulgaria Virtual Guide
Historical Maps on Turkey, , from Turkey in Maps : 16th, 17th Century, 18th, 19th Century
Historical Maps of the Balkans from Balcanica, set of 20 maps
Global Gazetteer : Bulgaria (Modern Placenames), from calle.com
Historical and Political Maps of the Balkan States, from Historical and Political Maps of the Modern Age, posted by Joaquin de Salas Vara de Rey
Macedonia on Old Maps, from UNet, many featuring all or part of Bulgaria
International Boundary Studies, posted at Florida State Univ.; scroll down to No.49 (Bulgaria-Turkey), study, 1 map; scroll down to No.53 (Bulgaria-Romania), study, 1 map; scroll down to No.46 (Bulgaria-Greece), study, no maps
REFERENCE Atlas zur Geschichte, by VEB Hermann Haack, Gotha/Leipzig 1973, Vol.1
Colin McEvedy, The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History, London : Penguin (1961) 1992 (maps of Europe at various points of time)
Dennis P. Hupchick, Harold E. Cox, The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans, London : Palgrave 2001







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