Administrative unit

Gambia 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:
GAMBIA
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Sovereign State (after February 18th, 1965)
Not independent (until February 18th, 1965)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
12880509
Authorities:
United Nations, Member States of the United Nations

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
GAMBIA Preferred English     United Nations, Member States of the United Nations
GAMBIA THE Alternate English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
THE GAMBIA Alternate English     US State Department Office of the Geographer, Large Scale International Boundary Lines and World Vector Shorelines
THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA Formal English     UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
270 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
GMB Code: World Bank country code (three letter) English     World Bank, World Bank Indicator Countries

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was administered by UNITED KINGDOM Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 238.; Act of the UK Parliament (Gambia Independence Act 1965)

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AFRICA Continent     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
UNITED NATIONS World Organization 21 Sep 1965   United Nations, Member States of the United Nations

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12880509

Date accessed: 06th August 2020