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Gothia is a name given to various places where the Goths lived during their migrations:

  • Dacia, referred to as Gothia during the fourth century
  • Götaland, the traditional homeland of the Goths
  • the land of the Crimean Goths, referred to as Gothia by the Byzantines and Askuzai in Semitic sources (Hebrew: Ashkenaz).
  • Principality of Theodoro, deriving from the Crimean Goths
  • Septimania, land in southern France once inhabited by the Visigoths
  • Marca Hispanica, land in northern Spain whose inhabitants were considered Goths and not Franks in the 8th–10th centuries
  • Catalonia, the name being possibly derived from "Gothic land"

Gothia may also refer to:

  • Gothia Cup, the world's largest annual association football cup by number of contestants, held in Gothenburg
  • Gothia Towers, a hotel in Gothenburg.
  • Arn de Gothia, a fictional medieval knight created by Jan Guillou
  • Gothia, a city on the Euphrates river in the Ramadi (district) of Iraq, between Hit and Ramadi
  • Gothia a Christian group in Madrid (Spain)following the gotho-Hispanic liturgy (mozarabic)
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