Administrative unit

France Sov

Country

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

Preferred Name:
FRANCE
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Sovereign State
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10704273
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
FRANKREICH Preferred German, Standard     Harper Collins, Collins German Dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 2004)
FRANCE Preferred English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
PRANTSUSMAA Preferred Estonian     Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
LA FRANCE Preferred French     European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
FRANKRIKE Preferred Swedish     V. Petti (ed.), Standard Swedish Dictionary (London: Cassell, 1990)
THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Formal English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
250 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
FRA Code: World Bank country code (three letter) English     World Bank, World Bank Indicator Countries

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
had administrative responsibility for REUNION Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for MAYOTTE Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for NEW CALEDONIA Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for GUADELOUPE Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for FRENCH POLYNESIA Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for FRENCH GUIANA Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for SAINT BARTHELEMY Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for MARTINIQUE Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for FRENCH SOUTHERN AND ANTARCTIC LANDS Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for SAINT MARTIN FRENCH PART Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for CLIPPERTON ISLAND Dep Country Ministere des Outre-Mere, Découvrir les Outre-Mer
had administrative responsibility for GABON Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 236.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Special Accord Transferring Legal Jurisdiction from the Communaute to the Gabonese Repbulic, Recueil des traites et Accords de la France)
had administrative responsibility for CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 110.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Special Agreement concerning the transfer of the powers of the communaute to the Central African Republic)
had administrative responsibility for CHAD Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 116.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Speech by Francois Tombalbaye)
had administrative responsibility for GUINEA Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 300.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Journal Officiel of the Republic of Guinea)
had administrative responsibility for MADAGASCAR Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 442.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Madagascar Special Agreement)
had administrative responsibility for MALI Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 458.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Proclaiming the Independent Republic of Mali, Law No. 60-35/AL/RS)
had administrative responsibility for MAURITANIA Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 464.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Deliberation No. 284)
had administrative responsibility for NIGER Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 524.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Decree No. 60-123 and Law No. 60-45)
had administrative responsibility for DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 134.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Legislative Assembly of the Congo Deliberation No. 112/58)
had administrative responsibility for TOGO Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 701.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Speech of the Prime Minister)
had administrative responsibility for ALGERIA Dep/Sov/Dep Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977); Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Journal Officieal de La Republique Francaise)
had administrative responsibility for ALGERIA Dep/Sov/Dep Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 8.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Journal Officieal de La Republique Francaise)
had administrative responsibility for BENIN Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 70.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (From Speech of Mr. Hubert Maga to the National Assembly)
had administrative responsibility for BURKINA FASO Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 739.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Agreement Transfering Powers to the "Communaute")
had administrative responsibility for CAMEROON Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 104.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Resolution adopted by the Cameroonian Legislative Assembly on 24 October 1958)
had administrative responsibility for IVORY COAST Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 376.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Agreement transferring the powers of the communaute)

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
EUROPE Continent     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION World Organization 04 apr 1949   North Atlantic Treaty Organization, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
UNITED NATIONS World Organization 24 Oct 1945   United Nations, Member States of the United Nations
WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION World Organization 01 jan 1995   World Trade Organization, World Trade Organization
COUNCIL OF EUROPE Continental Organization 05 may 1949   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 1975   European Space Agency, European Space Agency
EUROPEAN UNION Continental Organization 18 apr 1951   European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
EUROZONE Continental Organization 01 jan 2002   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

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
1815 was reduced to enlarge LUXEMBOURG Sov Luxemburg   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)
1815 was reduced to create SARDINIA Sov Savoy, county of Nice, Piedmont   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)
1815 boundary change   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1815 boundary change   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1815 boundary change part of Sardinia   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1829 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)
1860 was enlarged by gaining part of SARDINIA Sov Savoy, Nice   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1861 boundary change Nice   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)
1871 was reduced to create GERMANY Sov Alsace-Lorraine   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)
1874 was enlarged by gaining part of ITALY Sov Coni-Vintimille   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1874 was enlarged by gaining part of ITALY Sov Mont-Cenis tunnel near Modane   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1919 was enlarged by gaining part of GERMANY Sov Alsace-Lorraine   Wikimedia Foundation Inc., Wikipedia
1921 was reduced to enlarge ITALY Sov Kastelorizon   Ganse, World History at KMLA (Korean Minjok Leadership Academy)
1947 was enlarged by gaining part of ITALY Sov l'hospice du Petite Saint-Bernard, Plateau de Mont Cenis, Mont Thabor, Chaberton, Tende-Brique Area: 665 square kilometres approximately.   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1948 was reduced to enlarge ITALY Sov land in region of Little St Bernard Area: 200 square metres.   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1856/1862/1866 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)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BASSIN PARISIEN Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
CENTRE EST Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
DÉPARTEMENTS DOUTRE MER Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
EST Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
EXTRA REGIO Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
ÎLE DE FRANCE Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
MÉDITERRANÉE Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
NORD PAS DE CALAIS Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
OUEST Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
SUD OUEST Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
CALAIS PBCon Constituency   pre1821 Richard H.A. Cheffins, Parliamentary Constituencies and their registers since 1832 (London: The British Library, 1998)
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofeurope.eu/unit/10704273

Date accessed: 03rd April 2020