Administrative unit

Switzerland Sov

Country

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

Preferred Name:
SWITZERLAND
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Sovereign State
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10704741
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
SCHWEIZ Preferred German, Standard     Harper Collins, Collins German Dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 2004)
SWITZERLAND Preferred English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
?VEITS Preferred Estonian     Aare Vesi, Estonian - English - Estonian Dictionary
LA SUISSE Preferred French     B. Atkins et al, Collins Roberts French dictionary (Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1998)
SVIZZERA Preferred Italian     European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
SCHWEIZ Preferred Swedish     V. Petti (ed.), Standard Swedish Dictionary (London: Cassell, 1990)
THE SWISS CONFEDERATION Formal English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
756 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
CHE 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     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
UNITED NATIONS World Organization 10 Sep 2002   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 06 may 1963   Council of Europe, Council of Europe
EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT AGENCY Continental Organization 01 apr 2006   European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY Continental Organization 1975   European Space Agency, European Space Agency
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
1815 boundary change Geneva, Valais, Neuchatal, parts of Sardinia   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1815 boundary change Geneva, Valais, Neuchatal, parts of Sardinia   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1862 boundary change Vallee des Dappes was exchanged by Switzerland for an area of land of equivalent size Area: 747 hectares.   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law
1957 boundary change 14 minor adjustments in extreme North: 2 between Solouthurn and Haut-Rhin, 1 between Bern and Haut-Rhin, 10 between Bern and Belfort, 1 between Berm and Doubs   Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

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

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

URL: http://www.visionofeurope.eu/unit/10704741

Date accessed: 03rd April 2020