Gallia (disambiguation)

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Gallia (English: Gaul), was a region of Western Europe during the Iron Age occupied by present-day France, Belgium and other neighbouring countries.

Gallia or Gallian may refer to:

  • Several Roman provincia:
  • Gallia Cisalpina, meaning "Gaul on this side of the Alps", propraetorial province (merged with Italy ca. 42 BC). Sometimes referred to as Gallia Citerior (Hither Gaul), Provincia Ariminum, or Gallia Togata (Toga-wearing Gaul, indicating the region's early Romanization).
  • Gallia Transpadana denoted that part of Cisalpine Gaul between the Padus (now Po) and the Alps
  • Gallia Cispadana denoted that part of Cisalpine Gaul to the south of the river Padus (Po).