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In marked distinction to the U.S., with its territorial balance, a few nations, equivalent 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 international locations: "With this e-book in hand, you can still solution any administrative subdivision query approximately any nation or province on the planet from 1900 via 1998"--Abstracts of Public management, improvement and atmosphere. for every state there's a minimum of one desk, and typically a number of. Histories of subdivision adjustments and lists of trade names for subdivisions in each one state upload to the work's learn price. All suitable nationwide and foreign criteria reminiscent of 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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Change history: 1901-01-01 1905-11 1906-09-01 1911-01-01 1911-01-01 1914-07-01 1915 1921-05-09 1927-02-01 1927 1931-06-12 1931-07-23 1938 1946-12-13 1969-09-30 1975-09-16 Commonwealth of Australia formed by the union of six British colonies: New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Western Australia. British New Guinea became an external territory of Australia. Name of British New Guinea changed to Papua. Northern Territory split from South Australia as a territory.

The exceptions are cases where a city is served from a distribution center in a neighboring state. This table shows the codes for each of the major states and territories: state Australian Capital Territory New South Wales Northern Territory Queensland South Australia area code regular postal codes 02 02 08 07 08 26xx, 29xx 20xx-25xx, 27xx-28xx 08xx 4xxx 50xx-57xx high-volume mailers 02xx ¡xxx 09xx 9xxx 58xx-59xx ➤ 37 state Tasmania Victoria Western Australia Australia area code regular postal codes high-volume mailers 03 03 08 70xx-77xx 3xxx 60xx-67xx 78xx-79xx 8xxx 68xx-69xx Origins of names: New South Wales: named by Captain James Cook for its resemblance to the south coast of Wales.

By its terms, all territorial disputes in Antarctica were suspended. The claimants were not required to relax their claims. No new claims would be allowed. The treaty would be renewed periodically. Until further disposal of the claims, the continent was open to all legitimate uses. The area covered by the treaty is everything south of latitude 60 degrees South. This encompasses all of the Antarctic continent and adjacent islands. Time zone note: Antarctic research stations generally observe the same time standard as their supply bases.

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