Administrative unit

Lithuania Sov/Sov/Dep

Country

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

Preferred Name:
LITHUANIA
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Not independent (1944 - 1990)
Sovereign State (1918 - 1944)
Sovereign State (after 1990)
Date created:
1918
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10704406
Authorities:
UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms

Notes:

Lithuania declared its independence from Russia in February 1918 but the period between then and the end of 1919 was complex involving ephemeral entities including the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic, the Republic of Central Lithuania and the Lithuania, Belorussian SSR which are not represented here.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
LITAUEN Preferred German, Standard     Harper Collins, Collins German Dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 2004)
LITHUANIA Preferred English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
LEEDU Preferred Estonian     Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
LA LITUANIE Preferred French     B. Atkins et al, Collins Roberts French dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1998)
LIETUVA Preferred Lithuanian     European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
LITAUEN Preferred Swedish     V. Petti (ed.), Standard Swedish Dictionary (London: Cassell, 1990)
THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA Formal English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
440 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
LTU 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 31 may 2001   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 14 may 1993   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 1944 1990 U.S. State Department, U.S. Department of State: Background note

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 Lithuania   U.S. State Department, U.S. Department of State: Background note
1919 was enlarged by gaining part of GERMANY Sov Klaipeda (Mamelland) region   Zuljan, OnWar.com
1924 was enlarged by gaining part of GERMANY Sov Klaipeda (Mamelland) region   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
LIETUVA Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofeurope.eu/unit/10704406

Date accessed: 03rd April 2020