Administrative unit

Poland Sov

Country

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

Preferred Name:
POLAND
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Sovereign State
Date created:
1918
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10704571
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
POLEN Preferred German, Standard     Harper Collins, Collins German Dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 2004)
POLAND Preferred English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
POOLA Preferred Estonian     Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
LA POLOGNE Preferred French     B. Atkins et al, Collins Roberts French dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1998)
POLSKA Preferred Polish     European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
POLEN Preferred Swedish     V. Petti (ed.), Standard Swedish Dictionary (London: Cassell, 1990)
THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND Formal English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
616 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
POL 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 12 mar 1999   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 jul 1995   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 26 nov 1991   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 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
1918 was created from part of AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE Sov Poland   Scaruffi, Piero Scaruffi: World History - a knowledge base of history
1918 was enlarged by gaining part of GERMANY Sov Posen, West Prussia   Scaruffi, Piero Scaruffi: World History - a knowledge base of history
1918 was created from part of RUSSIA Sov/Sov/Dep Poland   Scaruffi, Piero Scaruffi: World History - a knowledge base of history
1919 was enlarged by gaining part of BELARUS Sov/Sov/Dep Belarussian SSR   Cahoon, World Statesman
1921 was enlarged by gaining part of UKRAINE Sov/Sov/Dep part of Ukraine   Ganse, World History at KMLA (Korean Minjok Leadership Academy)
1939 was reduced to enlarge UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS Sov Western regions of Belarus   Cahoon, World Statesman
1945 was enlarged by the abolition of DANZIG Sov Danzig   Ganse, World History at KMLA (Korean Minjok Leadership Academy)
1945 was enlarged by gaining part of GERMANY Sov parts of Silesia, Pomerania, Brandenburg, Saxony   Highbeam Research Inc, Encyclopedia.com

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
REGION CENTRALNY Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
REGION POLNOCNO ZACHODNI Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
REGION POLNOCNY Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
REGION POLUDNIOWO ZACHODNI Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
REGION POLUDNIOWY Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
REGION WSCHODNI Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofeurope.eu/unit/10704571

Date accessed: 02nd July 2020