This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Transylvania, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Transylvania.
Dacia 82 B.C.
Territorial development of the Roman Empire 264 BC-192, including the conquest of Dacia
44 BC (late Republic, after conquests by republican generals)
AD 14 (death of Augustus)
117 (maximum extension)
Roman era Balkans
Roman era Balkans
The roman province Dacia
Kingdom of the Gepids in the 6th century (539-551)
Origins of the Romanians
Vlachs (Romanians) in the territory of present-day Transylania in the 6th-8th century (according to the historical atlas for schools, published in Belgrade in 1970, representing a view of Yugoslav historians from that time)
Romanian political entities (states) in the IX - XIII centuries.
Traditional ethnographic romanian lands of Transylvania & Partium.
Duchies of Gelou, Glad and Menumorut according to the Gesta Hungarorum (9th century)
East-Hungarian kingdom & Principality of Transylvania in the XII century.
East-Hungarian kingdom & Principality of Transylvania in the XIII century.
East-Hungarian kingdom & Principality of Transylvania in the XV - XVII centuries.
Transylvania in the 13th century
East-Hungarian kingdom & Principality of Transylvania in the XVI century
Transylvania in the the 16th century
Growth of the Ottoman Empire
Development of the European part of the Ottoman Empire
Proposed administrative reorganisation of the teritory of Romania, 1968
Transylvania in 1532, by Johannes Honter
Romania in 1543, by Johannes Honter
Johann Sambucus, Map of Transsylvania
Walachia and Romania
Balkans, by T. Jefferys, 1785
The oldest known hypotetical map of Rumania (1816)
A hypotetical map of Rumania from 1855
Ethno-linguistic and religion maps
Ethnic Romanians map
The 3 main subdivisions of the Daco-Romanians
Some representative isoglosses of three main varieties (dialects) of Daco-Romanian
Vlachs in the Balkans
Roma (Gypsies) in Romania (2002)
Administrative map of the Romanian Orthodox Church
Vlachs (Romanians) in Transylvania, census 1890
Ethnic map of Transylvania, census 1880. German version
Ethnic map of Transylvania, census 1890. English version
Territories inhabited by Romanians in 1908
Territories inhabited by Romanians before the First World War
Religions of Transsylvania
Linguistic map of Transylvania, Banat, Crisana, Satmar and Maramures in 1910
Historical ethnic map of Transylvania
Transylvanian Saxon settlements (1890)
The Lutheran church in Transylvania (1904)
German-inhabited settlements in Southern Transylvania and the Romanian Banat in 1940
Ethnic map of Romania according to the 1930 census
Ethnic map of Romania in 1941
Ethnic map of Romania (census 1977)
Ethnic map of Romania (census 1992)
Ethnic map of Romania (census 2002)
Satellite image of Transylvania in December 2001
Results of the 1937 general elections at county level
Results of the 2008 local elections at county and municipality level
Results of the 2008 legislative elections in the Senate constituencies within Romania
Results of the 2008 legislative elections in the Chamber of Deputies constituencies within Romania
Notes and references
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