Available Themes

Agriculture & Land Use

Agriculture & Land Use

How we use the land; crops and farm animals.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?

Preferred Name:
UNITED KINGDOM
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Sovereign State
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10024961
Authorities:
Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Encyclopaedia Britannica 15th ed. (London: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. UK, 1986)

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
UNITED KINGDOM Preferred English     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND Alternate English     United Nations, Member States of the United Nations
826 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
GBR Code: World Bank country code (three letter) English     World Bank, World Bank Indicator Countries

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
THE ISLES Sub-Continent     Great Britain Historical GIS Project

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
1922 was reduced to create IRELAND Sov Eire   Ganse, World History at KMLA (Korean Minjok Leadership Academy)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ENGLAND AND WALES Dep Country     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GREAT BRITAIN Dep Country     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
IRELAND Dep Country   1922 Great Britain Historical GIS Project
NORTHERN IRELAND Dep Country 1922   Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SCOTLAND Dep Country     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WALES Dep Country     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024961

Date accessed: 22nd July 2024