By Gwillim Law
In marked distinction to the U.S., with its territorial balance, a few nations, resembling Bulgaria and Ethiopia, reorganize their nearby subdivisions often. This large-format reference paintings simplifies the comparability of many years' worthy of knowledge from such nations: "With this e-book in hand, you can resolution any administrative subdivision query approximately any nation or province on this planet from 1900 via 1998"--Abstracts of Public management, improvement and atmosphere. for every nation there's a minimum of one desk, and customarily a number of. Histories of subdivision alterations and lists of trade names for subdivisions in every one kingdom upload to the work's learn price. All suitable nationwide and overseas criteria akin to ISO and FIPS codes are indexed, in addition to time zones, populations, parts and capitals for every subdivision. there's a entire index of names.
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Corrientes: = Currents. Originally the city was named Ciudad de San Juan de las Siete Corrientes (= City of Saint John of the Seven Currents), for seven branches of the Paraná River. Distrito Federal: = Federal District. Entre Ríos: = Between Rivers. The province lies between the Paraná and Uruguay Rivers where they meet to form the estuary of Río de la Plata. Formosa: Portuguese = Beautiful. Jujuy: named for Xuxuyoc, the last Inca governor of the area. La Pampa: = The Prairie. La Rioja: from the region of that name in Spain.
The most common variants are shown in the table of variants. Names of capitals are always the same as the name of the subdivision, except as noted. Other names of country: Algerie (Norwegian); Algérie (French); Algerien (German); Algeriet (Danish, Swedish); Algerije (Dutch); al-Jumhuriya al-Jazairiya ad-Dimuqratiya ash-Shabiya (formal); Alsír (Icelandic); Argelia (Spanish); Argélia (Portuguese); Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria (formal–English); República Argelina Democrática y Popular (formal–Spanish).
39 Austria Conv: Conventional abbreviations used in Austria. Population: ¡99¡ census. Area-km: Square kilometers. Area-mi: Square miles. Postal codes: Austrian Postleitzahlen (postal codes, abbreviated PLZ) are four digits. With a few exceptions, the state can be deduced from the first one or two digits. The exceptions are cases where a city is served from a distribution center in a neighboring state. (a) Also 99xx for East Tyrol. Note: postal codes for Austrian addresses can be identified by prefixing them with “A-”.
Administrative Subdivisions of Countries: A Comprehensive World Reference, 1900 through 1998 by Gwillim Law