The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Name Authority File (LCNAF)


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  • Variants

    • Slowakei
    • République slovaque
    • Slovaquie
    • Slovak Republic (1993- )
    • Slovenská Republika (1993- )
    • Republika Słowacka
    • RS
    • Slovakii︠a︡
    • Slovat︠s︡kai︠a︡ Respublika
    • Eslovàquia
    • Slovensko
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        Independent political entity
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        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
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        (aat) Nations
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        (thesoz) Nation
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        (thesoz) National state
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        (eurovocen) State
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        (stw) State
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  • Sources

    • found: Its Ministerstvo zahranicnich veci. Aide-mémoire sur l'existence de la République slovaque et sur la nécessité de conclure le traité de paix avec elle, 1946:t.p. (At head of title: République slovaque) p. 3 (Slovaquie)
    • found: Encyc. Brit., 15th ed.(Slovakia: nominally independent under German protection from Mar. 14, 1939; since Jan. 1, 1969 Slovak Socialist Republic within federal Czechoslovak Socialist Republic)
    • found: LC manual auth. cd.(hdg.: Slovakia; before 1918, one of the countries belonging to the Austro-Hungarian monarchy; after 1918 one of the provinces of Czechoslovakia; on Mar. 14, 1939, Slovakia declared its independence as the Republic of Slovakia)
    • found: BGN Foreign Names Comm. Recommended file changes, 4 Jan. 1993:p. 1 (present entry: Slovenská Republika [Slovak]; Slovak Republic [conventional]; ADM1; recommended entry: Slovakia [conventional short form]; Slovak Republic [conventional long form]; Slovenská Republika [Slovak]; PCLI, 48°40ʹN, 19°30ʹE) p. 2 (as of 1 Jan. 1993, Czechoslovakia ceased to exist as a unitary independent state and has been succeeded by two independent states, the Czech Republic and Slovakia)
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info. bull., 15 Feb. 1993:p. 1 (former name: Slovenská Republika [Slovak]; Slovak Republic [conv.]: ADM1; new name: Slovakia [conv. short form]; Slovak Republik [conv. long form]; Slovenská Republika [Slovak]: PCLI, 48°40ʹN, 19°30ʹE)
    • found: Kontakty (Wrocław, Poland), 2002:t.p. (RS) verso of t.p. (Republiki Słowackiej)
    • found: Starai︠a︡ moneta, 2008:p. 168 (Slovakii︠a︡, Slovakii)
    • found: Novyĭ illi︠u︡strirovannyĭ ėnt︠s︡iklopedicheskiĭ slovarʹ, 1999(Slovakii︠a︡, Slovat︠s︡kai︠a︡ Respublika, gos-vo v T︠S︡entr. Evrope)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, January 2, 2019(Slovakia; location: Central Europe, south of Poland; geographic coordinates: 48 40 N, 19 30 E; conventional long form: Slovak Republic; conventional short form: Slovakia; local long form: Slovenska republika; local short form: Slovensko)
    • found: Marine gazetteer, via WWW, January 2, 2019(Slovakia. PlaceType: Nation. Latitude: 48°40ʹ17.4ʺ N (48.6715°). Longitude: 19°42ʹ1.6ʺE (19.70045°). Min. Lat: 47°43ʹ53ʺN (47.7314°). Min. Long: 16°50ʹ1ʺE (16.8336°). Max. Lat: 49°36ʹ41.8ʺN (49.6116°). Max. Long: 22°34ʹ2.3ʺE (22.5673°))
    • notfound: LC data base, 11-28-90 (hdg.: Slovak Socialist Republic (Czechoslovakia));Pamätný žilinský 6. október, 1994: p. 5, etc. (on Oct. 6, 1938, by the signing of the Žilina Agreement, Slovakia, which had been part of Czechoslovakia since 1918, became autonomous within a federated Czechoslovakia)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Access point valid for the 1993- sovereign nation, the 1939-1945 independent republic, and the pre-1918 entity belonging to the Austro-Hungarian Empire.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-12-31: new
    • 2019-01-03: revised
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