Radix links: Maps and places

The growing number of maps on the web makes it possible to locate placenames in your ancestry, and to give a geographical overview of the environments. I myself have compiled some maps in the resources section of my site. Others are listed hereunder.

Online modern street maps of the towns in Slovakia. [Language: Slovak ] [Added: 24/05/2002 ]
Erdélyi helységnévtár
Searchable gazetteer of Erdély (Transylvania, Romania). It contains the names of settlements in Hungarian, Romanian and German, former names if applicable, township and county affiliations. [Language: Hungarian, English ] [Added: 25/04/2002 ]
TransylvaniaNet : Detailed map
Scanned sections of a road map including tourist information, as well. [Language: English, Romanian, Hungarian ] [Added: 25/01/2002 ]
Municipalities of Romania (including Transylvania) = Románia és Erdély önkormányzattal rendelkezõ városai és községei
Lists of settlements with their Romanian and Hungarian names and with the ratios of ethnic Hungarians living there. [Language: English, Hungarian ] [Added: 25/01/2002 ]
In association with the Mapping Service of the Hungarian Defense Forces the Map Collection of the Hungarian National Széchényi Library started to scan and to put online parts of their collection. First sets are country maps of Hungary and Erdély (Transylvania) from the 16-18th centuries. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 15/01/2002 ]
Topographic view
Zoomable maps of Romania in different forms: topographic, terrain maps and satellite images. [Language: English ] [Added: 25/10/2001 ]
Mérõkamarás légifelvételek katalógusa / Honvédelmi Minisztérium Térképészeti Közhasznú Társaság
Some 1000+ black and white aerial photographs of places from the central regions of modern Hungary are available on this site. Internet Explorer required. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 25/10/2001 ]
A Trianoni béke által Magyarországtól elcsatolt települések 1920 = Settlements detached from Hungary by the Treaty of Trianon 1920
Alphabetical listing of settlements that went to successor states due to the Trianon Peacy Treaty. Current names of settlements are provided, and it is also noted if settlement had ethnic Hungarian population. Unfortunately only settlements A - K are available. [Language: Hungarian, English ] [Added: 18/10/2001 ]
[Map of Vojvodina]
This is a map of the Vojvodina Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. It includes parts of the old regions Banat and Batschka. [Language: Serbian ] [Added: 18/10/2001 ]
Németek által is lakott magyarországi települések névjegyzéke magyarul és németül
A list of settlements in Hungary that have significant ethnic German population. Names are given both in Hungarian and German. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 18/10/2001 ]
Hungarian village finder and gazetteer for the Kingdom of Hungary
Looks like a database of places that belonged to Hungary, prior to 1920. Searchable after subscription. [Language: English ] [Added: 19/06/2001 ]
Maps of Hungary
Available on the HungaryByNET site, one can find a couple of reference maps here. [Language: English ] [Added: 24/05/2001 ]
This is a paradise for anyone in need of current computer maps from Hungary. Visitors can choose counties or settlements from Hungary and zoom in, even to the street-level of the smallest Hungarian settlement! Warmly recommended. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 24/04/2001 ]
Distribution of races in Austria-Hungary
This map shows the distribution of ethnic groups in the former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. [Language: English ] [Added: 19/02/2001 ]
Deutsche Ortschaften im 19. Jahrhundert in Siebenbürgen
A lengthy list of places with significant ethnic German population in Transylvania (Erdély, Ardeal, Siebenbürgen). German and current names are given, and Hungarian versions are often specified, too. [Language: German ] [Added: 16/02/2001 ]
Magyar helységnév-azonosító szótár / Lelkes György
Lelkes-es book contains the most important information of settlements of Hungary as of 1913, and also their various names found in other gazetteers. This standard reference book is heavily used by genealogists researching Hungary, too. Unfortunately the publisher has run out of copies since its 2nd edition in 1998. Here on the web one can find the introduction chapter, samples from the text and map pages of the book. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 09/02/2001 ]
Bákó megye települései = Subdivisions of Bacau County
Bakó County (Bacau County, Romania) never belonged to Hungary, but due to the ethnic Hungarians living there I decided to include it in the links. This page gives a list of settlements in this county, together with the percentage and number of ethnic Hungarians in each of them. [Language: Hungarian, English ] [Added: 07/02/2001 ]
This is the website of the Linguistics Department of University of Debrecen. One of their projects is a historico-etymological dictionary of geographical names. The covered territory is historical Hungary. Counties A through C have been completed. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 06/07/2000 ]
Atlas of Minnesota : Hungarian ancestry
A map showing the distribution of people with Hungarian ancestry in the US, based on the 1990 census. [Language: English ] [Added: 14/06/2000 ]
Web version of the popular root finding program [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 13/03/2000 ]
Osztrák-Magyar Monarchia vármegyéi a XX. szd. elején
Highly detailed maps of Hungary's counties around 1900. Large jpg-s. [Language: Hungarian, English ] [Added: 03/08/1999 ]
Magyarország térképeken
A wide selection of Hungarian maps: some cover the entire country, others depict individual counties. Two series of county maps, the one around 1800 is really detailed. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: 03/08/1999 ]
The largest Hungarian communities in Slovakia
This map is based on the 1991 census. Served by the Government Office for Hungarian Minorities Abroad (Budapest, Hungary). [Language: English ] [Added: 20/07/1999 ]
Ethnic map of Transcarpathia
This map is based on the 1989 census. Published by the Government Office for Hungarian Minorities Abroad (Budapest, Hungary). oops: 13/03/2000: this page seems to be gone [Language: English ] [Added: 20/07/1999 ]
Maps on the Hungarian part of the Web
This is the server of the Department of Cartography at Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest. Besides their on-site collection, webmaster also collects links to maps in the Hungarian part of the web. [Language: English ] [Added: before July 1999 ]
Magyarország autótérképe = Road map of Hungary
Searchable database of Hungarian settlements. Data were digitized from an 1:500,000 scale map. Brought to you by Department of Cartography at the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. [Language: English ] [Added: before July 1999 ]
Microsoft Expedia Maps
Microsoft's solution for map-seekers. [Language: English ] [Added: before July 1999 ]
Ukrainian Road Map Server: Coordinate A05
The road map of the Ukraine is displayed here. The Transcarpathian part of the Ukraine belonged to Austria-Hungary before 1920. Unfortunately, placenames are in Cyrillic script. [Language: English ] [Added: before July 1999 ]
Erdély, Magyarország és Románia útvonal programja - Kiút 3.0
This is a computer program in Hungarian - Romanian - German, running under either DOS or Windows 3.1. Version 4 runs under Windows 95. With the vectorized routes of Hungary and Romania it is aimed at calculating shortest distance between two towns. Since it lists place names of Transylvania in the three above-mentioned languages, it can be utilized by the family history researcher to find those names and to display them on a map. This URL points to the French mirror site of the program. If you can not manage with Hungarian, Romanian or German languages, you should visit Tibor Majlath's page, who prepared an excellent English guide to the program. [Language: Hungarian ] [Added: before July 1999 ]
JewishGen ShtetlSeeker
The Geographic Names Database (GNDB) by DMA serves as the basic database for finding places with the help of ShtetlSeeker. ShtetlSeeker is more than this because its searching system incorporates the Daitch-Mokotoff Soundex system for alternative spellings. [Language: English ] [Added: before July 1999 ]
MapQuest can generate maps on-the-fly for you. Their database includes not only towns, but well-sized villages, too. Once you know the accurate name what you are looking for, type it in and see if MapQuest can find it. If you do not know the actual name, try for searching of a nearby town, and then zoom in. [Language: English ] [Added: before July 1999 ]
Hungarian maps and shields
The historical archive at Mississippi State University has a nice collection of historical maps pertaining to Hungary. [Language: English ] [Added: before July 1999 ]