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us: Universal Postal Union


  • [Founded 1874 as Union générale des postes;] [name chgd. to Union postale universelle in 1878. Official lang.: French.]
  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Union postale universelle
    • us: World Postal Union
    • us: Weltpostverein
    • us: Vsemirniĭ poshtenskiĭ sui͡uz
    • us: Światowy związek pocztowy
    • us: International Postal Union
    • us: Verdenspostforeningen
    • us: Unione postale universale
    • us: Světový spolek poštovní
    • us: União Postal Universal
    • us: Världspostföreningen
    • us: Světová poštovní unie
    • us: UPU
    • us: Maailmanpostiliitto
    • us: Maailman postiliitto
    • us: Weltpostkongress
    • us: Unión Postal Universal
    • us: Ittiḥād-i Pustī-i Jahānī
    • us: United Nations. Universal Postal Union
  • Variants

    • us: Union postale universelle
    • us: World Postal Union
    • us: Weltpostverein
    • us: Vsemirniĭ poshtenskiĭ sui͡uz
    • us: Światowy związek pocztowy
    • us: International Postal Union
    • us: Verdenspostforeningen
    • us: Unione postale universale
    • us: Světový spolek poštovní
    • us: União Postal Universal
    • us: Världspostföreningen
    • us: Světová poštovní unie
    • us: UPU
    • us: Maailmanpostiliitto
    • us: Maailman postiliitto
    • us: Weltpostkongress
    • us: Unión Postal Universal
    • us: Ittiḥād-i Pustī-i Jahānī
    • us: United Nations. Universal Postal Union
  • Additional Information

    • Associated Locale

        Bern, SwitzerlandUniversal Postal Union Web site, viewed December 21, 2012http://www.upu.int/en/the-upu/the-upu.html
    • Source

        Universal Postal Union Web site, viewed December 21, 2012
    • Source

        http://www.upu.int/en/the-upu/the-upu.html
  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

      Union postale universelleUnion postale universelle Union générale des postesUnion générale des postes
  • Sources

    • found: Encyc. brit. (Universal Postal Union; created 1874 as General Union of Posts [no publs. in LC]; name changed 1878 to Universal Postal Union; became a specialized agency of the United Nations in 1947)
    • found: Its Maailman postiliiton sopimukset, joihin ... 1991.
  • General Notes

    • [Founded 1874 as Union générale des postes;] [name chgd. to Union postale universelle in 1878. Official lang.: French.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-06-29: new
    • 2013-01-09: revised
  • Alternate Formats