Administrative unit

Germany Sov

Country

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

Preferred Name:
GERMANY
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Sovereign State
Date created:
1871
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10704303
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
DEUTSCHLAND Preferred German, Standard     European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
GERMANY Preferred English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
SAKSAMAA Preferred Estonian     Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
L'ALLEMAGNE Preferred French     B. Atkins et al, Collins Roberts French dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1998)
TYSKLAND Preferred Swedish     V. Petti (ed.), Standard Swedish Dictionary (London: Cassell, 1990)
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY Alternate English 1949   European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
SAKSAMAA LIITVABARIIK Alternate Estonian 1949   Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY Formal English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
276 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
DEU 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 1871   United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION World Organization 1955   North Atlantic Treaty Organization, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
UNITED NATIONS World Organization 18 Sep 1973   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 13 jul 1950   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
1871 was created through the abolition of BADEN Sov Baden   unknown, German Notes
1871 was created through the abolition of BAVARIA Sov Bavaria   unknown, German Notes
1871 was created from part of FRANCE 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)
1871 was created through the abolition of HESSE DARMSTADT Sov parts of the Grand Duchy of Hesse which are south of the river Maine   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 created through the abolition of NORTH GERMAN CONFEDERATION Sov   USGenNet, USGenNet
1871 was created through the abolition of SAXONY Sov Saxony   unknown, German Notes
1871 was created through the abolition of WURTTEMBURG Sov Wurttemburg   unknown, German Notes
1918 was reduced to enlarge POLAND Sov Posen, West Prussia   Scaruffi, Piero Scaruffi: World History - a knowledge base of history
1919 was reduced to enlarge BELGIUM Sov Eupen-Malmedy, Moresnet Area: 1036 square kilometres.   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1919 was reduced to enlarge DENMARK Sov Schleswig-Holstein   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1919 was reduced to enlarge FRANCE Sov Alsace-Lorraine   Wikimedia Foundation Inc., Wikipedia
1919 was reduced to enlarge LITHUANIA Sov/Sov/Dep Klaipeda (Mamelland) region   Zuljan, OnWar.com
1920 was reduced to create DANZIG Sov Danzig   Ganse, World History at KMLA (Korean Minjok Leadership Academy)
1924 was reduced to enlarge LITHUANIA Sov/Sov/Dep Klaipeda (Mamelland) region   various, Country Studies
1935 was reduced to enlarge BELGIUM Sov two small parcels of land Area: 2 square kilometres.   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1945 was reduced to enlarge POLAND Sov parts of Silesia, Pomerania, Brandenburg, Saxony   Highbeam Research Inc, Encyclopedia.com
1945 was reduced to enlarge UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS Sov Koenigsberg (kalinningrad)   PBS, Public Broadcasting Service
1949 was reduced to create GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Sov   Teresa Rakowska-Harmstone (ed.), Communism in Eastern Europe (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984)
1949 was reduced to enlarge NETHERLANDS Sov Westerwoldshe Aa, Boertanger Moor, Denekamp, Losser, Rekken, Ramsbeek, Dinxperlo, Elten, Millingen, Beek, Reichswald, Hommersum, Siebengewald, Arcen, Sittaard, Waubach, River Worm, Kerkrade, Vaals Area: 26 square metres.   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1960 boundary change 1. permanant transfer of provisionally administered German territory to the Netherlands. 2. Return to Germany of Dutch provisionally administered territories. 3. Cession of additionaly German (1937) territories to Netherlands. 4. Cession of Netherlands (1937) territories to Germany.   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1990 was enlarged by the abolition of GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Sov Brandenberg, Mecklenberg-Vorpommen, Saxony, Saxony-Anhelt, Thuringia, East Berlin   CVCE, European Navigator

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ESTONIA Sov/Dep/Dep/Sov Country 1941 1944 Rahvusarhiiv
ESTONIA Sov/Dep/Dep/Sov Country 1918 1918 Rahvusarhiiv
PRUSSIA Dep/Sov Country 1871 1947 Christopher Clark, Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600-1947 (Cambridge Mass: Belknap Press, 2008)
BADEN WÜRTTEMBERG Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
BAYERN Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
BERLIN Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
BRANDENBURG Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
BREMEN Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
EXTRA REGIO Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
HAMBURG Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
HESSEN Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
MECKLENBURG VORPOMMERN Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
NIEDERSACHSEN Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
NORDRHEIN WESTFALEN Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
RHEINLAND PFALZ Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
SAARLAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
SACHSEN Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
SACHSEN ANHALT Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
SCHLESWIG HOLSTEIN Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
THÜRINGEN Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
How to reference this page:

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

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Date accessed: 03rd April 2020