Osterland

Map of the Osterland after 1260

Osterland (terra orientalis) is a historical region in Germany. It was situated between the Elbe and Saale rivers to the north of Pleissnerland which it later absorbed and it included the city of Leipzig. The name derives from the previous name of the territory, Ostmark, meaning "eastern march."

Today, the area belongs to the German states of Thuringia and Saxony.

See also

External links

  • Map of the Wettin Lands with Osterland


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