Central Europe

Central Europe is one of 's most beautiful regions. Long divided by the ambitions of warring empires and then Cold War tensions, this region has been deeply influenced by the Holy Roman Empire, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, the Russian Empire, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and German hegemony throughout history.

Popular Destinations

is the capital city of . With a unique, youthful atmosphere, world-class classical… Photo: Chmehl, CC BY 3.0.

, officially the Federal Republic of is the largest country in Central Europe. Photo: Taxiarchos228, FAL.

is a Central European country that has, for the last few centuries, sat at the crossroads of three of Europe's great empires. Photo: Sicherlich, CC BY 3.0.

is a landlocked German-speaking country in Central Europe. Photo: Chensiyuan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Destinations

is an EU member state featuring a gorgeous capital city, , and the largest lake in Central Europe, . Photo: Grin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, officially the Swiss Confederation is a mountainous country in Central Europe. Photo: Simonizer, CC BY-SA 2.0 de.

The , or Czechia is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Photo: john mcsporran, CC BY 2.0.

or the Slovak Republic is a country in Central Europe. Photo: Danapit, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a country in Central that lies in the eastern at the northern end of the Adriatic Sea. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY 3.0.

Central Europe

Latitude of center
48.915° or 48° 54' 54" north
Longitude of center
15.446° or 15° 26' 45.6" east

Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Uruppa talemmast
  • Achinese: Iërupa Teungoh
  • Afar: Orayliq Evropa
  • Afrikaans: Sentraal-Europa
  • Albanian: Evropa Qendrore
  • Amharic: ማዕከላዊ አውሮፓ
  • Arabic: Butnga nga Europa
  • Arabic: أوروبا الوسطى
  • Aragonese: Europa Central
  • Armenian: Կենտրոնական Եվրոպա
  • Arpitan: Eropa centrâla
  • Asturian: Europa Central
  • Avaric: Istefa Europa
  • Azerbaijani: Mərkəzi Avropa
  • Bashkir: Үҙәк Европа
  • Basque: Erdialdeko Europa
  • Bavarian: Middleiropa
  • Bavarian: Midtleiropa
  • Belarusian: Цэнтральная Еўропа
  • Belarusian: Цэнтральная Эўропа
  • Bengali: মধ্য ইউরোপ
  • Bosnian: Srednja Evropa
  • Breton: Europa ar C'hreiz
  • Bulgarian: Централна Европа
  • Catalan: Europa Central
  • Central Kurdish: ئەورووپای ناوەندی
  • Chinese: Tiong Au-chiu
  • Chinese: 中欧
  • Chinese: 中歐
  • Church Slavic: Срѣдьнꙗ Єѵрѡпа
  • Chuvash: Вăтам Европа
  • Corsican: Auropa centrale
  • Corsican: Europa centrale
  • Croatian: Srednja Europa
  • Czech: Střední Evropa
  • Czech: střední Evropa
  • Danish: Centraleuropa
  • Dimli (individual language): Ewropa Miyan
  • Dutch: Centraal-Europa
  • Esperanto: Mezeŭropo
  • Estonian: Kesk-Euroopa
  • Faroese: Miðevropa
  • Finnish: Keski-Eurooppa
  • French: Europe centrale
  • Gagauz: Orta Evropa
  • Galician: Europa central
  • Georgian: ცენტრალური ევროპა
  • German: Mitteleuropa
  • German: Zentraleuropa
  • Greek: Κεντρική Ευρώπη
  • Guarani: Mbyte Európa
  • Hausa: Tsakiyar Turai
  • Hausa: yankin Turai
  • Hebrew: מרכז אירופה
  • Hindi: मध्य यूरोप
  • Hungarian: Közép-Európa
  • Icelandic: Mið-Evrópa
  • Iloko: Sentral nga Europa
  • Iloko: Tengnga nga Europa
  • Inari Sami: Koskâ-Euroop
  • Indonesian: Eropa Tengah
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Europa central
  • Irish: an Eoraip Láir
  • Italian: Europa centrale
  • Italian: Europa danubiana
  • Italian: Mitteleuropa
  • Japanese: 中央ヨーロッパ
  • Japanese: 中央欧州
  • Japanese: 中欧
  • Javanese: Éropah Tengah
  • Kabyle: Uruppa talemmast
  • Kara-Kalpak: Orayliq Evropa
  • Kazakh: Орталық Еуропа
  • Kirghiz: Борбордук Европа
  • Korean: 중구라파
  • Korean: 중앙구라파
  • Korean: 중앙유럽
  • Korean: 중유럽
  • Kotava: Istefa Europa
  • Kurdish: Ewropaya Navendî
  • Ladino: Evropa Sentrala
  • Lao: Tengnga nga Europa
  • Latin: Europa Media
  • Latvian: Centrāleiropa
  • Limburgan: Centraal-Europa
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Europa sentral
  • Lithuanian: Vidurio Europa
  • Lojban: mijropno
  • Low German: Centraol-Europa
  • Low German: Middeleuropa
  • Lower Sorbian: Srjejźna Europa
  • Luxembourgish: Mëtteleuropa
  • Luxembourgish: Zentraleuropa
  • Macedonian: Средна Европа
  • Mainfränkisch: Middlöürobô
  • Malagasy: Eoropa Afovoany
  • Malagasy: Eorôpa Afovoany
  • Malay: Eropah Tengah
  • Maltese: Ewropa Ċentrali
  • Marathi: मध्य युरोप
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tiong-au
  • Minangkabau: Eropa Tangah
  • Mingrelian: ცენტრალური ევროპა
  • Mongolian: Төв Европ
  • N'Ko: ߋߙߐߔߎ߬ ߕߊ߲ߓߊ߲
  • Narom: Ûrope du Mitan
  • Northern Sami: Gaska-Eurohpa
  • Northern Sami: Gaska-Eurohpá
  • Norwegian: Sentral-Europa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sentral-Europa
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sentral-Europa
  • Occitan (post 1500): Euròpa Centrala
  • Pampanga: Kalibutarang Europa
  • Pampanga: Libudtarang Europa
  • Panjabi: ਕੇਂਦਰੀ ਯੂਰਪ
  • Papiamento: Oropa Sentral
  • Persian: اروپای مرکزی
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Midl Urup
  • Polish: Europa Środkowa
  • Portuguese: Europa Central
  • Portuguese: Europa central
  • Pushto: منځنۍ اروپا
  • Romanian: Europa Centrală
  • Romansh: Europa Centrala
  • Russian: Центральная Европа
  • Rusyn: Середня Европа
  • Sardinian: Europa tzentrale
  • Serbian: Средња Европа
  • Serbo-Croatian: Srednja Evropa
  • Sicilian: Europa cintrali
  • Sindhi: سينٽرل يورپ
  • Sindhi: مرڪزي يورپ
  • Sindhi: وچ يورپ
  • Skolt Sami: Kõskk-Europp
  • Slovak: Stredná Európa
  • Slovenian: Srednja Evropa
  • South Azerbaijani: اورتا اوروپا
  • South Azerbaijani: مرکزی اوروپا
  • Spanish: Europa Central
  • Swahili: Ulaya ya Kati
  • Swedish: Centraleuropa
  • Swiss German: Middelöiropa
  • Tagalog: Gitnang Europa
  • Tamil: நடு ஐரோப்பா
  • Tatar: Үзәк Аурупа
  • Tatar: Үзәк Яурупа
  • Telugu: మధ్య ఐరోపా
  • Thai: ยุโรปกลาง
  • Tosk Albanian: Mitteleuropa
  • Turkish: Orta Avrupa
  • Turkmen: Merkezi Ýewropa
  • Ukrainian: Центральна Європа
  • Upper Sorbian: Srjedźna Europa
  • Urdu: وسطی یورپ
  • Venetian: Eoropa Sentrałe
  • Vietnamese: Trung Âu
  • Waray (Philippines): Butnga nga Europa
  • Welsh: Canolbarth Ewrop
  • Western Frisian: Sintraal-Jeropa
  • Western Panjabi: وسطی یورپ
  • Wu Chinese: 中欧
  • Yiddish: צענטראל אייראפע
  • Yoruba: Gbọ̀ngàn Àrin Europe
  • Yue Chinese: 中歐
  • Zeeuws: Centraol-Europa
  • Ewropa Miyanêne
  • צענטראל-אייראפע

Popular Destinations in Europe

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.  

Escape to a Random Place

GermanyMexico
NetherlandsUnited States
About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Central Europe. See this page's contributions. Photo: Przemek Jahr, Public domain.