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Samland or Sambia (Russian: semlyandskiy poluostrov, Polish: Sambia) is the name of a peninsula on the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea. Download high resolution version (869x608, 95 KB)Prussia File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Baltic Sea is located in Northern Europe, bounded by the Scandinavian Peninsula, the mainlands of Northern Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, and the Danish islands. ...

Originally populated by a Baltic tribe which gave the area its name, Samland was for long a part of East Prussia. It was the last area where the Old Prussian language was spoken before becoming extinct at the beginning of the 18th century. Today the peninsula is in Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast and is mainly populated by Russians and Belarusians. Samland has two famous seaside resorts: Zelenogradsk and Svetlogorsk. Baltic can refer to: The Baltic Sea Council of the Baltic Sea States - an intergovernmental organization Baltic sea countries - countries with access to the Baltic Sea The term Baltic countries is sometimes used more or less synonymously for Northern Europe (Russia not included) The Baltic region (Balticum) Baltic States - the... East Prussia (German: Ostpreu en; Polish: Prusy Wschodnie; Russian: Восточная Пруссия — Vostochnaya Prussiya) was a province of Kingdom of Prussia, situated on the territory of former Ducal Prussia. ... Old Prussian is an extinct Baltic language spoken by the inhabitants of the area that later became East Prussia (now in north-eastern Poland, Lithuania and the Kaliningrad oblast of Russia) prior to Polish and German colonization of the area beginning in the 13th century. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... map of Kaliningrad Oblast Kaliningrad Oblast (Russian: Калининградская область), informally called Yantarny kray (Russian:Янтарный Край - meaning Amber land) is an administrative division (oblast) of Russia on the Baltic coast, with no land connection to the rest of Russia: an exclave of the EU. It is the westernmost parcel of... Zelenogradsk (Зеленоградск) is a Russian coastal resort town in Kaliningrad Oblast, about 20 miles north of Kaliningrad. ... Svetlogorsk (Светлогорск) (before 1945, known by its German name, Rauschen) is a town on the coast of the Baltic Sea in Russias Kaliningrad Oblast, the northern part of former East Prussia. ...

For thousands of years amber has been found in the area, especially on the coast near Kaliningrad (formerly K√∂nigsberg), and an ancient trade route known as the Amber Road led from Prussia's "first city" of Truso all the way to the Black Sea and further east. This is about the material called amber. ... Locator map on an international level map of Kaliningrad Oblast Kaliningrad ( Russian: Калининград, German: Königsberg, Polish: Królewiec, Lithuanian Karaliaučius ), seaport city, capital and main city of the Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania with access to the Baltic Sea. ... Königsberg may refer to: The city of Kaliningrad in Russia, until 1945 Königsberg, the capital of East Prussia. ... The Amber Road (in Lithuanian: Gintaro kelias; Polish: Szlak Bursztynowy, Jantarowy Szlak; in German: Bernsteinstraße; in Russian: Янтарный путь) was an ancient trade route for the transfer of amber. ... The Prussian people, or (old) Prussians, were Indo-European Balts inhabiting the area around the Curonian and Vistula Lagoons (i. ... Motto: none Voivodship Warmia-Masuria Municipal government Rada Miejska w Elblągu Mayor Henryk Słonina Area 83,32 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 130. ... Map of the Black Sea. ...



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