Administrative unit

Iceland Sov

Country

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

Preferred Name:
ICELAND
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Sovereign State
Date created:
1918
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10704364
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
ISLAND Preferred German, Standard     Harper Collins, Collins German Dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 2004)
ICELAND Preferred English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
ISLAND Preferred Estonian     Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
L'ISLAND Preferred French     B. Atkins et al, Collins Roberts French dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1998)
ÍSLAND Preferred Icelandic     European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
ISLAND Preferred Swedish     V. Petti (ed.), Standard Swedish Dictionary (London: Cassell, 1990)
THE REPUBLIC OF ICELAND Formal English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
352 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
ISL 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
NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION World Organization 04 apr 1949   North Atlantic Treaty Organization, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
UNITED NATIONS World Organization 19 Nov 1946   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 07 mar 1950   Council of Europe, Council of Europe
EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT AGENCY Continental Organization 1993   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
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 DENMARK Sov Iceland   Barrientos, Index Mundi

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ÍSLAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofeurope.eu/unit/10704364

Date accessed: 03rd April 2020