Baltic region

geographic region
For other uses, see Baltic states and Baltic.
Baltic Sea and surrounding countries
Language branches in the Baltic region
  Finnic
  Baltic

The terms Baltic region, Baltic Rim countries, and Baltic Rim refer to slightly different combinations of countries in the general area surrounding the Baltic Sea.

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EtymologyEdit

Main article: Baltic (name)

The first to name it the Baltic Sea ("Mare Balticum") was eleventh century German chronicler Adam of Bremen.

DenotationEdit

Depending on the context the Baltic region might stand for:

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