Administrative unit

Oceania

Continent

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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
OCEANIA
Unit Type:
Continent
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10618460
Authorities:
Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Encyclopaedia Britannica 15th ed. (London: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. UK, 1986)

Notes:

Australia is the smallest continent and sixth largest country (in area) on Earth, lying between the Pacific and Indian oceans (Encyclopædia Britannica).

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
OCEANIA Preferred English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
OKEAANIA Preferred Estonian     Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
OCEANIEN Preferred Swedish     Institute for Language and Folklore, Språkrådet Swedish-English Dictionary

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WORLD Gazetteer root record     Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Encyclopaedia Britannica 15th ed. (London: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. UK, 1986)

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AMERICAN SAMOA Dep Country     CIA, The World Factbook
AUSTRALIA Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
CORAL SEA ISLANDS Dep Country     CIA, The World Factbook
FIJI Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
FRENCH POLYNESIA Dep Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
GUAM Dep Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
HOWLAND ISLAND Dep Country     CIA, The World Factbook
KIRIBATI Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
MARSHALL ISLANDS Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
MICRONESIA Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
NAURU Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
NEW CALEDONIA Dep Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
NEW ZEALAND Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
NIUE Dep Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
NORFOLK ISLAND Dep Country     CIA, The World Factbook
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS Dep Country     CIA, The World Factbook
PALAU Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
PITCAIRN HENDERSON DUCIE AND OENO ISLANDS Dep Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
SAMOA Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
SOLOMON ISLANDS Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
THE COOK ISLANDS Dep Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
TOKELAU Dep Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
TONGA Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
TUVALU Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
VANUATU Sov Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS Dep Country     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Oceania through time | Census tables with data for the Continent, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10618460

Date accessed: 10th April 2020