Administrative unit

Russia 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:
RUSSIA
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Not independent (1922 - 1991)
Sovereign State (until 1922)
Sovereign State (after 1991)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10704625
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
RUSSLAND Preferred German, Standard     Harper Collins, Collins German Dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 2004)
RUSSIA Preferred English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
VENEMAA Preferred Estonian     Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
LA RUSSIE Preferred French     B. Atkins et al, Collins Roberts French dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1998)
ROSSIJA Preferred Russian     European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
RZSSLAND Preferred Swedish     V. Petti (ed.), Standard Swedish Dictionary (London: Cassell, 1990)
THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Formal English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
643 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
RUS 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
COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES World Organization 01 dec 1991   Commonwealth of Independent States, Commonwealth of Independent States
EUROPE Continent     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
UNITED NATIONS World Organization 24 Oct 1945   United Nations, Member States of the United Nations
COUNCIL OF EUROPE Continental Organization 28 feb 1996   Council of Europe, Council of Europe
ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND CO OPERATION IN EUROPE Continental Organization 1991   OSCE, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS Sov Country 1922 1991 Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
1812 was reduced to enlarge OTTOMAN EMPIRE Sov Besserabia remains Russian. Russia gained Moldavia and Wallachia   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1826 was enlarged by gaining part of SWEDEN Sov Finland   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1856 was reduced to enlarge MOLDOVA Sov Cahul and Ismail regions of Besserabia   Cartage, Cartage
1878 was enlarged by gaining part of OTTOMAN EMPIRE Sov Batumi, Ardahan, Southern Portion Kars   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1878 was enlarged by gaining part of ROMANIA Sov Three districts of SE Bessarabia were exchanged by Romania for Dobruja   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1880 boundary change   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)
1918 was reduced to create BELARUS Sov/Sov/Dep Belarus   Cahoon, World Statesman
1918 was reduced to create FINLAND Sov Finland   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1918 was reduced to create LATVIA Sov/Dep/Sov Latvia   various, Country Studies
1918 was reduced to create LITHUANIA Sov/Sov/Dep Lithuania   U.S. State Department, U.S. Department of State: Background note
1918 was reduced to create POLAND Sov Poland   Scaruffi, Piero Scaruffi: World History - a knowledge base of history
1918 was reduced to enlarge ROMANIA Sov Bessarabia   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1918 was reduced to create UKRAINE Sov/Sov/Dep Ukraine   Ganse, World History at KMLA (Korean Minjok Leadership Academy)
1920 was enlarged by gaining part of AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE Sov Ruthenia   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1920 was reduced to enlarge FINLAND Sov confirmation of existing boundary of Finland (as a Grand Dutchy) and Imperial Russia. Russia ceded the territory of Petsamo (Pechenga)   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1920 was reduced to enlarge OTTOMAN EMPIRE Sov Ardahan, Kars and Souther Portion Batumi   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1920 was reduced to enlarge ROMANIA Sov Bessarabia   Ganse, World History at KMLA (Korean Minjok Leadership Academy)
1921 was reduced to enlarge OTTOMAN EMPIRE Sov cession of nearly 10,000 sqm of territory Area: 10000 square metres approximately.   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1921 was enlarged by gaining part of UKRAINE Sov/Sov/Dep part of Ukraine   Ganse, World History at KMLA (Korean Minjok Leadership Academy)
1921 boundary change Ruthenia   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
0-57-1856 was reduced to enlarge OTTOMAN EMPIRE Sov three districts of SE Bessarabia   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
0-57-1856 was enlarged by gaining part of OTTOMAN EMPIRE Sov   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)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ESTONIA Sov/Dep/Dep/Sov Country 1710 1917 Rahvusarhiiv
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofeurope.eu/unit/10704625

Date accessed: 02nd April 2020