There are two well-known places called Galicia:
*Galicia (Spain), a geographical region and one of the autonomous communities in Spain
*Galicia (Central Europe), a historical region in Central Europe, currently divided between Poland and Ukraine__NOTOC__

Historical uses

Iberian Peninsula

"Historical entities named Galicia in the Iberian Peninsula":
*Gallaecia, a Roman province in the Iberian peninsula
*Kingdom of Galicia, a medieval kingdom roughly corresponding to the Roman province of Gallaecia
*Kingdom of Galicia and Portugal, a medieval kingdom also corresponding roughly to the Roman province of Gallaecia

Central Europe

"Historical entities named Galicia in Central Europe":
*Galicia-Volhynia, a kingdom during the 13th and 14th century
*Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, a kingdom from 1772 to 1918 dependent to the Habsburg Monarchy and the Austrian Empire
*New Galicia, a territory of the Habsburg Monarchy and later part of the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria
*District Galicia, a district of the General Government during the World War II occupation of Poland by Nazi Germany


"Historical entities named Galicia in the Americas":
*Nueva Galicia, a region of New Spain, currently in Mexico

Other uses

*Galícia Esporte Clube, a Brazilian football club
*Deportivo Galicia, a Venezuelan football club
*Galicia Division, a Ukrainian military formation in the German armed forces during World War II

ee also

*Galatia, Turkey
*Galaţi County, Romania

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  • GALICIA — (Pol. Galicia; Ger. Galizien; Rus. Galitsiya), geographical political region of E. Europe, in S.E. Poland and N.W. Ukraine, extending northward from the Carpathians into the Vistula Valley to the San River. After numerous changes in the Middle… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Galicia — es una comunidad autónoma española (Galiza en gallego), situada al noroeste de la Península Ibérica. Geográficamente, limita al norte con el mar Cantábrico, al sur con Portugal, al oeste con el océano Atlántico y al este con el Principado de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Galicia — bezeichnet: Galicia, Autonome Gemeinschaft im Nordwesten Spaniens Galicia (1925), Leichter Kreuzer der spanischen Marine Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • GALICIA — vide Gallaecia Plin. l. 3. c. 3 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Galicia — region in Central Europe, perhaps ultimately from Lith. galas end, peak, in reference to the Carpathian Mountains which rise there, or from the root of GAUL (Cf. Gaul). The region in northwestern Spain of the same name is perhaps from the Celtic… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Galicia — [gə lish′ə] 1. region of SE Poland & NW Ukraine: formerly an Austrian crown land 2. region of NW Spain: 11,365 sq mi (29,435 sq km); pop. 2,825,000: a former medieval kingdom …   English World dictionary

  • Galicia — Para otros usos de este término, véase Galicia (desambiguación). Galicia Comunidad autónoma de España …   Wikipedia Español

  • Galicia — /geuh lish ee euh, lish euh/; for 2 also Sp. /gah lee thyah/, n. 1. a region in E central Europe: a former crown land of Austria, included in S Poland after World War I, and now partly in Ukraine. ab. 30,500 sq. mi. (79,000 sq. km). 2. a maritime …   Universalium

  • Galicia (L-51) — Para otros buques con el mismo nombre, véase Galicia (Armada Española). Galicia (L 51) El Galicia, L 51, durante la celebración del Día de las Fuerzas Armadas del año 2009 en Santander …   Wikipedia Español

  • Galicia — Galice Pour les articles homonymes, voir Galice (homonymie).  Ne pas confondre avec la région ukrainienne de Galicie. Communauté autonome de Galice …   Wikipédia en Français