Rhineland (Rheinland) Maps

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Rhineland (Rheinprovinz)
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Major Rhineland (Rheinprovinz) Record Types
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Additional Rhineland (Rheinprovinz) Record Types
Rhineland (Rheinprovinz) Background
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1945 Changes in Rhineland (Rheinprovinz)[edit | edit source]

Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz)[edit | edit source]

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North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen)[edit | edit source]

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Germany Nationwide Maps[edit | edit source]

  • Interactive Map of Germany
  • Ravenstein's Atlas of the German Empire covers Germany as it existed between 1871 and 1914. The maps and accompanying gazetteer from the University of Wisconsin Libraries can be downloaded in sections. Once downloaded, each colored map can be enlarged to show details. Localities are charted down to the parish level.
  • Königliche Preußische Landesaufnahme. Kartographische Abteilung. Karte des Deutschen Reiches (Map of the German Empire). Scale1:100,000. Berlin, Germany: Königliche PreußischeLandesaufnahme, 1914-1917. (FHL film 68,814.) This map will help you find places in the former German Empire as they existed from 1871 to 1914. The detailed maps on this microfilm are in numerical order. A digital verson of this map is available on www.ancestry.com at this link. You can also search the Ancestry card catalog for the term "Ubersichtsblatt" to get to the map set.