By Gwillim Law
In marked distinction to the USA, with its territorial balance, a few international locations, corresponding to Bulgaria and Ethiopia, reorganize their local subdivisions usually. This large-format reference paintings simplifies the comparability of a long time' worthy of information from such nations: "With this booklet in hand, you'll be able to solution any administrative subdivision query approximately any kingdom or province on the planet from 1900 via 1998"--Abstracts of Public management, improvement and setting. for every state there's at the least one desk, and customarily a number of. Histories of subdivision adjustments and lists of exchange names for subdivisions in each one kingdom upload to the work's study worth. All appropriate nationwide and overseas criteria reminiscent of ISO and FIPS codes are indexed, in addition to time zones, populations, components and capitals for every subdivision. there's a entire index of names.
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France Claim is Adélie Land. New Zealand Claim includes part of Victoria Land, most of the Ross Ice Shelf, the Balleny Islands, and Sturge Island. The Argentine claim has an area of about ¡,230,000 sq. km. If Argentina’s claim were recognized, it would be part of the territory of Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur. The Australian claim has an area of about 6,¡¡5,000 sq. km. If Australia’s claim were recognized, this area would be an external territory of Australia, named Australian Antarctic Territory.
Northern Territory includes Ashmore and Cartier Islands. These islands are referred to as a territory, but they are uninhabited and are administered as part of Northern Territory. I have given them a separate line in the table to be able to show their FIPS code. Queensland includes islands in the Torres Strait as far north as the south coast of New Guinea, including Saibai Island, Boigu Island, Talbot Islands, and Bramble Cay, but excluding Bristow Island and Parama Island. Queensland’s eastern border includes the Great Barrier Reef.
Time zone note: As recently as ¡994, Argentina has had several time zones. Mendoza and Jujuy provinces have experimented with using an o›set of -4 for their standard time. There have always been some provinces that used standard time yearround, but until ¡994 some of the provinces did observe daylight saving time from October to March. Other names of country: Argentiina (Finnish); Argentína (Icelandic); Argentine (French); Argentine Republic (formalEnglish); Argentinië (Dutch); Argentinien (German); República Argentina (formal).
Administrative Subdivisions of Countries: A Comprehensive World Reference, 1900 through 1998 by Gwillim Law
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