Administrative Subdivisions of Countries: A Comprehensive by Gwillim Law

By Gwillim Law

In marked distinction to the U.S., with its territorial balance, a few international locations, equivalent to Bulgaria and Ethiopia, reorganize their neighborhood subdivisions usually. This large-format reference paintings simplifies the comparability of many years' worthy of information from such nations: "With this ebook in hand, you possibly can solution any administrative subdivision query approximately any country or province on the earth from 1900 via 1998"--Abstracts of Public management, improvement and setting. for every kingdom there's a minimum of one desk, and typically numerous. Histories of subdivision adjustments and lists of trade names for subdivisions in each one nation upload to the work's examine worth. All proper nationwide and overseas criteria akin to ISO and FIPS codes are indexed, in addition to time zones, populations, components and capitals for every subdivision. there's a accomplished index of names.

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As part of Czarist Russia, it was the district of Erivan. It included some territory south of the Aras (Araks) River which was lost to Turkey in World War I. Armenia was independent from ¡9¡7 to ¡920. For part of that time, it belonged to the Transcaucasian Federation, with Azerbaijan and Georgia. Armenia became part of the Transcaucasian Soviet Socialist Republic, on ¡922-03-¡2. R. later that year. R. was split into the three republics again. R. on ¡99¡-¡2-08. S. that same month. Other names of country: Armenía (Icelandic); Armênia (Portuguese); Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic (obsolete); Arménie (French); Armenië (Dutch); Armenien (Danish, German, Swedish); Armeniya (Russian); Armyanskaya Sovyetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika (obsolete–Russian); Haikakan Hanrapetoutioun, Hayastani Hanrapetut’yun (formal); Hayastan (Armenian); Republic of Armenia (formal–English).

Origins of names: Erevan: possibly from Armenian erevan: to appear or show, implying that it was the first place to appear after the Biblical flood. Change history: Under the Soviet Union, Armenia was the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic (Armyanskaya Sovyetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika). 35 Armenia • Australia After independence, Armenia consisted of 37 shrjanner (regions): Akhuryan, Amasiya, Ani, Aparan, Aragats, Ararat, Armavir, Artashat, Art’ik, Ashots’k’, Ashtarak, Baghramyan, Ejmiatsin, Goris, Gugark’, Hrazdan, Ijevan, Kamo, Kapan, Kotayk’, Krasnoselsk, Martuni, Masis, Meghri, Nairi, Noyemberyai, Sevan, Sisian, Spitak, Step’anavan, T’alin, Tashir, Taush, T’umanyan, Vardenik, Vayk’, Yeghegnadzor; and 23 kaghakner (cities): Abovyan, Alaverdi, Ararat, Artashat, Art’ik, Ashtarak, Ch’arents’avan, Dilijan, Ejmiatsin, Goris, Gyumri, Hoktemberyan, Hrazdan, Ijevan, Jermuk, Kamo, Kapan, Metsamor, Sevan, Spitak, Step’anavan, Vanadzor, and Yerevan.

Kitts-NevisAnguilla. Anguilla seceded unilaterally on ¡967-06-¡6 from this colony. It was fully recognized as a separate dependency by the mother country on ¡980-¡2-¡9. Other names of country: Anguila (Dutch, Spanish). Origin of name: Named by Columbus < Spanish anguila = eel, from the shape of the island. division abv population area-km area-mi Anguilla AI 6,897 ¡55 60 capital The Valley Status: This division is the whole of the country, treated as a division for compatibility. Abv: Two-letter code for international compatibility (defined by the author).

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