For the sunken atoll in India, see Angria Bank. Angria is also the name of a paracosm (fictional world) created and written about by English novelist Charlotte Brontë and her brother Branwell during their childhood.
Angria, Engria, or Engern is a historical region in present-day western German states of Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia. It was the central region (gau) of the medievalDuchy of Saxony lying along the middle reaches of the Weser river between Westphalia and Eastphalia. Its name was derived from the Angrivarii tribe and it was centered on the town of Minden. Much of the area later became the County of Hoya.