Administrative unit

Bulgaria Sov

Country

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These statistics are for the nation, whose boundaries have not changed over the period we cover.

Preferred Name:
BULGARIA
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Sovereign State
Date created:
1878
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10704133
Authorities:
UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BULGARIA Preferred Bulgarian     European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
BULGARIEN Preferred German, Standard     Harper Collins, Collins German Dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 2004)
BULGARIA Preferred English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
BULGAARIA Preferred Estonian     Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
LA BULGARIE Preferred French     B. Atkins et al, Collins Roberts French dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1998)
BULGARIEN Preferred Swedish     V. Petti (ed.), Standard Swedish Dictionary (London: Cassell, 1990)
THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA Formal English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
100 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
BGR Code: World Bank country code (three letter) English     World Bank, World Bank Indicator Countries

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
EUROPE Continent 1878   United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION World Organization 29 mar 2004   North Atlantic Treaty Organization, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
UNITED NATIONS World Organization 14 Dec 1955   United Nations, Member States of the United Nations
WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION World Organization 01 dec 1996   World Trade Organization, World Trade Organization
COUNCIL OF EUROPE Continental Organization 07 may 1992   Council of Europe, Council of Europe
EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT AGENCY Continental Organization 2002   European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
EUROPEAN UNION Continental Organization 01 jan 2007   European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND CO OPERATION IN EUROPE Continental Organization 25 jun 1973   OSCE, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
THE BALKANS Sub-Continent     Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Encyclopaedia Britannica 15th ed. (London: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. UK, 1986)

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
1878 was created from part of OTTOMAN EMPIRE Sov   Sir Edward Hertslet, The map of Europe by treaty: showing the various political and territorial changes which have taken place since the general peace of 1814 (London: HM Stationery Office, 1875)
1878 boundary change   Sir Edward Hertslet, The map of Europe by treaty: showing the various political and territorial changes which have taken place since the general peace of 1814 (London: HM Stationery Office, 1875)
1913 was enlarged by gaining part of OTTOMAN EMPIRE Sov part of Macedonia   Hayles and Klaus, Aeroflight
1913 was enlarged by gaining part of OTTOMAN EMPIRE Sov boundaries defined   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1913 was reduced to enlarge ROMANIA Sov   Advameg Inc., Encyclopedia of the Nations
1913 boundary change defined Bulgaria-Turkey boundary (including that part which would be become the Bulgaria-Greece boundary)   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1915 was enlarged by gaining part of OTTOMAN EMPIRE Sov cession of the Turkish territory around Uskundar to a line about 1 mile east of the Maritsa River   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1919 boundary change boundary defined   Wikimedia Foundation Inc., Wikipedia
1919 boundary change mostly 1913 boundary, but a section redrawn subsequent to attribution of it to Greece by the Allied and Associated powers   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1919 boundary change defined boundary according to Treaty of Constantinople and Treaty of Sofia   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1947 was enlarged by gaining part of ROMANIA Sov Southern Dobrudja   Advameg Inc., Encyclopedia of the Nations

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
EXTRA REGIO Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
SEVERNA I IZTOCHNA BULGARIA Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
YUGOZAPADNA I YUZHNA TSENTRALNA BULGARIA Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bulgaria Sov through time | Census tables with data for the Country, A Vision of Europe through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofeurope.eu/unit/10704133

Date accessed: 02nd April 2020