The author introduces the Romanian linguistic atlases that appeared within an interval of a hundred years. There were taken into consideration three series of linguistic atlases:
– Linguistischer Atlas des dakorumänischen Sprachgebietes (Leipzig, 1909) by Gustav Weigand,
– Atlasul lingvistic român (1938–1942) by Sever Pop and Emil Petrovici, under the guidance of Sextil Puşcariu,
– 8 regional linguistic atlases, representing the historical provinces; starting with 1967 there appeared 24 volumes up to the present moment.
– At present Atlasul lingvistic român pe regiuni. Sinteză (coordinator: Nicolae Saramandu) is being elaborated. The first volume was issued in 2005.