Upper Lusatia

Upper Lusatia is a geographic and historic region that is mostly located in modern-day land of in . In this guide, it is used to refer to the territory of the Bautzen and Görlitz districts of Saxony, although what is referred to as Upper Lusatia by historians would usually include parts of what is now in , as well as lands now belonging to the .
Photo: J.-H. Janßen, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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Upper Lusatia

Latitude of center
51.1667° or 51° 10' north
Longitude of center
14.3333° or 14° 20' east
205 metres (673 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: لوساتيا العليا
  • Bashkir: Үрге Лужица
  • Belarusian: Верхняя Лужыца
  • Bosnian: Gornja Lužica
  • Bulgarian: Горна Лужица
  • Catalan: Alta Lusàcia
  • Chinese: 上劳西茨
  • Chinese: 上劳齐兹
  • Chinese: 上勞齊茲
  • Chinese: 上卢萨蒂亚
  • Chinese: 上盧薩蒂亞
  • Croatian: Gornja Lužica
  • Czech: Horní Lužice
  • Danish: Oberlausitz
  • Dutch: Markgraafschap Opper-Lausitz
  • Dutch: Opper-Lausitz
  • Esperanto: Supra Luzacio
  • French: Haute-Lusace
  • French: Haute Lusace
  • German: Oberlausitz
  • Greek: Άνω Λουσατία
  • Hebrew: לוזטיה עילית
  • Hindi: ऊपरी लुसैटिया
  • Hungarian: Felső-Lausitz
  • Hungarian: Oberlausitz
  • Italian: Alta Lusazia
  • Japanese: オーバー
  • Japanese: オーバーラウジッツ
  • Japanese: オーバーラウズィッツ
  • Japanese: 上ラウジッツ
  • Latin: Lusatia superior
  • Lithuanian: Aukštutinė Lužica
  • Lower Sorbian: Górna Łužyca
  • Macedonian: Горна Лужица
  • Norwegian: Oberlausitz
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Oberlausitz
  • Persian: ووژیتسای علیا
  • Polish: Górne Łużyce
  • Polish: Łużyce Górne
  • Portuguese: Alta Lusácia
  • Romanian: Silezia Luzaciană
  • Romanian: Silezia Luzațiană
  • Russian: Верхняя Лужица
  • Serbian: Горња Лужица
  • Silesian: Gůrno Łużyca
  • Slovak: Horná Lužica
  • Spanish: Alta Lusacia
  • Swedish: Oberlausitz
  • Turkish: Oberlausitz
  • Ukrainian: Верхня Лужиця
  • Upper Sorbian: Hornja Łužica

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