Baltic


Baltic

Baltic may refer to:

;Places in Northern Europe
* The Baltic Sea
** Baltic Ridge, hilly landscape at the southern coast of the Baltic Sea
* Baltic states (also Baltics, Baltic countries or Baltic republics): Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
* The Baltic region, an ambiguous term referring to the general area surrounding the Baltic Sea
* Baltic governorates or provinces, former parts of the Russian Empire (modern Latvia, Estonia)
* The Baltic Shield, the exposed Precambrian northwest segment of the East European Craton
* The Baltic Plate, an ancient tectonic plate that is now fused onto the Eurasian Plate

;Languages
*Baltic languages, a subfamily of Indo-European languages, including Lithuanian, Latvian and extinct Old Prussian language
* Baltic, a Scots language word for "freezing cold"

;People
* Balts (or Baltic peoples), ethnic groups speaking the Baltic languages and/or originating from the Baltic countries
*Baltic Germans, historical ethnic German minority in Latvia and Estonia
*Baltic Russians, Russian immigrant community of post World War II origin in the Baltic countries

;Other
* SS "Baltic" (1871)
* RMS "Baltic" (1903)
* "Baltic", a type of railroad steam locomotive
*Baltic Exchange, UK company that operates as a marketplace for shipbrokers, ship owners and charterers:*Baltic Dry Index, a daily shipping index published by the Baltic Exchange
*BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, United Kingdom
*Baltic State Opera, the Opera House in Gdańsk, Poland

;Places in the US and Canada
*Baltic, Ohio
*Baltic, South Dakota
*Baltic, Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
*Baltic, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada

See also

* Baltica
* Baltiysk
* Baltiysky


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