Administrative unit

Latvia Sov/Dep/Sov

Country

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

Preferred Name:
LATVIA
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Sovereign State (1918 - 1940)
Not independent (1940 - 1991)
Sovereign State (after 1991)
Date created:
1918
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10704388
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
LETTLAND Preferred German, Standard     Harper Collins, Collins German Dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 2004)
LATVIA Preferred English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
LÄTI Preferred Estonian     Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
LA LETTONIE Preferred French     B. Atkins et al, Collins Roberts French dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1998)
LATVIJA Preferred Latin     European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
LETTLAND Preferred Swedish     V. Petti (ed.), Standard Swedish Dictionary (London: Cassell, 1990)
THE REPUBLIC OF LATVIA Formal English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
428 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
LVA 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 29 mar 2004   North Atlantic Treaty Organization, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
UNITED NATIONS World Organization 17 Sep 1991   United Nations, Member States of the United Nations
WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION World Organization 10 feb 1999   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 10 feb 1995   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 may 2004   European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND CO OPERATION IN EUROPE Continental Organization 10 sep 1991   OSCE, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS Sov Country 1940 1991 Institute for Historical Review, Institute for Historical Review

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 Latvia   various, Country Studies

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
LATVIJA Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofeurope.eu/unit/10704388

Date accessed: 03rd April 2020