Administrative Subdivisions of Countries: A Comprehensive by Gwillim Law

By Gwillim Law

In marked distinction to the U.S., with its territorial balance, a few nations, akin to Bulgaria and Ethiopia, reorganize their neighborhood subdivisions usually. This large-format reference paintings simplifies the comparability of a long time' worthy of information from such nations: "With this ebook in hand, one could resolution any administrative subdivision query approximately any country or province on the planet from 1900 via 1998"--Abstracts of Public management, improvement and surroundings. for every kingdom there's at the least one desk, and typically a number of. Histories of subdivision alterations and lists of trade names for subdivisions in every one state upload to the work's study worth. All proper nationwide and overseas criteria comparable to ISO and FIPS codes are indexed, in addition to time zones, populations, components and capitals for every subdivision. there's a complete index of names.

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Ashmore and Cartier Islands became part of Australia as external territory. Ashmore and Cartier Islands placed under Northern Territory administration. Australian mandate for New Guinea Territory renewed by the United Nations as a trusteeship. Coral Sea Islands Territory became an external territory of Australia. Papua and New Guinea Territories became independent. Other names of subdivisions: Australian Capital Territory: Territoire de la Capitale Australienne (French); Território da Capital (Portuguese); Territorio della Capitale Federale (Italian) Canton and Enderbury Islands: Canton und Enderbury Inseln (German); Îles Canton et Enderbury (French); Ilhas Cantão e Enderbury (Portuguese); Islas Canton y Enderbury (Spanish) Coral Sea Islands Territory: Territoire des Îles de la Mer de Corail (French) New South Wales: Neusüdwales (German); Nieuw ZuidWales (Dutch); Nouvelle-Galles du Sud (French); Nova Gales do Sul (Portuguese); Nueva Gales del Sur (Spanish); Nuovo Galles del Sud (Italian) Northern Territory: Noordelijk Territorium (Dutch); Nordter- ritorium, Nord-Australien (German); Territoire du Nord (French); Territorio del Nord (Italian); Territorio del Norte (Spanish); Território do Norte (Portuguese) South Australia: Australia del Sur (Spanish); Austrália do Sul (Portuguese); Australia Meridionale (Italian); Australie méridionale (French); Südaustralien (German); ZuidAustralië (Dutch) Tasmania: Tasmânia (Portuguese); Tasmanie (French); Tasmanië (Dutch); Tasmanien (German) Victoria: Vitória (Portuguese) Western Australia: Australia Occidental (Spanish); Austrália Ocidental (Portuguese); Australia Occidentale (Italian); Australie occidentale (French); West-Australië (Dutch); Westaustralien (German) Australia • Austria 38 Population history: 1901 1911 1921 1933 1947 1954 1961 1966 1971 1976 1981 1986 1991 Australian Capital Territory New South Wales Northern Territory Queensland South Australia Tasmania Victoria Western Australia Totals —— 1,714 2,572 8,947 16,905 30,315 58,828 96,032 144,063 197,622 221,609 264,400 280,085 1,355,355 1,646,734 2,100,371 2,600,847 2,984,838 3,423,529 3,917,013 4,237,901 4,601,180 4,914,300 5,126,217 5,401,881 5,731,926 4,811 3,310 3,867 4,850 10,868 16,469 27,095 37,433 86,390 97,090 115,900 154,000 175,253 498,129 605,813 755,972 947,534 1,106,415 1,318,259 1,518,828 1,674,324 1,827,065 2,037,197 2,295,123 2,587,315 2,976,617 358,346 408,558 495,160 580,949 646,073 797,094 969,340 1,094,984 1,173,707 1,244,756 1,285,033 1,345,945 1,400,656 172,475 191,211 213,780 227,599 257,078 308,752 350,340 371,436 398,100 412,300 427,200 436,353 452,847 1,201,070 1,315,551 1,531,280 1,820,261 2,054,701 2,452,341 2,930,113 3,220,217 3,520,351 3,646,975 3,832,443 4,019,478 4,243,719 184,124 282,114 332,732 438,852 502,480 639,771 736,629 848,100 1,053,834 1,178,342 1,300,056 1,459,019 1,586,393 3,774,310 4,455,005 5,435,734 6,629,839 7,579,358 8,986,530 10,508,186 11,580,427 12,804,690 13,728,582 14,603,581 15,668,391 16,847,496 Censuses up to and including ¡96¡ did not count the aboriginal population.

Catamarca: from Quechua qata: slope and marka: region. Chaco: from Guaraní chako: hunting ground. Córdoba: named by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera for his wife’s home, the city of Córdoba, Spain. Corrientes: = Currents. Originally the city was named Ciudad de San Juan de las Siete Corrientes (= City of Saint John of the Seven Currents), for seven branches of the Paraná River. Distrito Federal: = Federal District. Entre Ríos: = Between Rivers. The province lies between the Paraná and Uruguay Rivers where they meet to form the estuary of Río de la Plata.

AZERBAIJAN ISO = AZ/FIPS = AJ Language = Azeri Time zone = +4 Capital = Baku Modern Azerbaijan corresponds quite closely to the Russian districts of Baku, Elizabethpol, and Zakataly at the beginning of the 20th century. The Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan declared its independence on ¡9¡8-05-28. It was reconquered and incorporated into the Soviet Union on ¡922-¡2-30, becoming part of the Transcaucasian Soviet Socialist Republic. Under the Soviets, the territory of Zangezur (27,400 sq. ) was transferred from Azerbaijan to Armenia, separating Nakhichevan from the rest of Azerbaijan.

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