Atlas of the German Empire by Ludwig Ravenstein
An important historical atlas, covering Germany during the nineteenth century. The print version was published in 1883. Maps can be viewed as PDF files. The atlas is relatively rare. Useful for genealogists tracing the roots of families with origins in any part of the German empire from the late nineteenth century to the early twentieth century. Maps cover Germany, the bordering portions of present-day Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, the Russian Federation, Slovakia, and Switzerland. Due to the large scale of its maps (1:850,000) and gazetteer of place-names, one can locate even small towns and villages on the maps in the Ravenstein atlas. A special feature is the marking of the locations of churches on all of the maps and statistics on the religious denominations found throughout the German empire down to the Regierungsbezirk and Kreis governmental units.
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