Administrative unit

Finland Sov

Country

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

Preferred Name:
FINLAND
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Sovereign State
Date created:
1918
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10704250
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
FINNLAND Preferred German, Standard     Harper Collins, Collins German Dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 2004)
FINLAND Preferred English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
SOOME Preferred Estonian     Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
SUOMI Preferred Finnish     European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
LA FINLANDE Preferred French     B. Atkins et al, Collins Roberts French dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1998)
FINLAND Preferred Swedish     V. Petti (ed.), Standard Swedish Dictionary (London: Cassell, 1990)
THE REPUBLIC OF FINLAND Formal English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
246 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
FIN 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 1918   United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
UNITED NATIONS World Organization 14 Dec 1955   United Nations, Member States of the United Nations
WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION World Organization 01 jan 1995   World Trade Organization, World Trade Organization
BALTIC STATES Sub-Continent     Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Encyclopaedia Britannica 15th ed. (London: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. UK, 1986)
COUNCIL OF EUROPE Continental Organization 05 may 1989   Council of Europe, Council of Europe
EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT AGENCY Continental Organization 1993   European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY Continental Organization 1987   European Space Agency, European Space Agency
EUROPEAN UNION Continental Organization 01 jan 1995   European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
EUROZONE Continental Organization 01 jan 2002   European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
NORDIC COUNCIL Continental Organization 1956   Nordic Council / Council of Ministers, Nordic Council and Nordic Council of Ministers
NORDIC COUNCIL OF MINISTERS Continental Organization 01 jul 1973   Nordic Council / Council of Ministers, Nordic Council and Nordic Council of Ministers
ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND CO OPERATION IN EUROPE Continental Organization 25 jun 1973   OSCE, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
SCANDINAVIA 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
1918 was created from part of RUSSIA Sov/Sov/Dep Finland   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1920 was enlarged by gaining part of RUSSIA Sov/Sov/Dep confirmation of existing boundary of Finland (as a Grand Dutchy) and Imperial Russia. Russia ceded the territory of Petsamo (Pechenga)   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1940 was reduced to enlarge UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS Sov Vipuri-Lodoga-Karelia, Salla, Rybachi peninsual region of Petsamo region Area: 16100 square miles.   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1947 was reduced to enlarge UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS Sov Petsamo (Pechenga), Pokkala   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1955 was enlarged by gaining part of UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS Sov Pokkala   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ÅLAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
EXTRA REGIO Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
MANNER SUOMI Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofeurope.eu/unit/10704250

Date accessed: 03rd April 2020