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Czech Republic


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    • us: Česká republika
    • us: ČR
    • us: Tschechische Republik
    • us: Česko
    • us: Czechia
    • us: チェコ
    • us: Cheko
    • us: チェコ共和国
    • us: Cheko Kyōwakoku
    • us: Tschechien
    • us: Tschechenland
    • us: Tschechei
    • us: République tchèque
    • us: República Checa
    • us: Chequia
    • us: Txèquia‏
    • us: Txeca
    • us: República Txeca
    • us: Češka
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        (thesoz) National state
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  • Sources

    • found: BGN, 07-10-90(Česká republika [Czech]; Czech Republic [conventional]: ADM1, 49°45ʹN, 15°00ʹE)
    • found: S, '90, 1:colophon (... České republiky; ČR)
    • found: BGN Foreign Names Comm. Recommended file changes, 4 Jan. 1993:p. 1 (present entry: Česká Republika [Czech]; Czech Republic [conventional]; ADM1; recommended entry: Czech Republic [conventional]; Česká Republika [Czech]; PCLI, 49°45ʹN, 15°00ʹE) 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: Česká Republika [Czech]; Czech Republic [conv.]; new name: Czech Republic [conv.]; Česká Republika [Czech]: PCLI, 49°45ʹN, 15°00ʹE)
    • found: Books from the Czech Republic, c1995:t.p. (Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic; Ministeriums für Kultur der Tschechischen Republik)
    • found: Česko versus Czechy? On the geographic name of the Czech Republic, 1999(In spring 1993, the Czech Land Survey and Cadaster Bureau introduced, in agreement with the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the one-word geographical name of the Czech Republic Česko with English variant Czechia)
    • found: The changing religious landscape of Europe, 2005:p. 189 (Czechia, or Czechoslovakia)
    • found: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic website, viewed 15 Dec. 2016:factsheet issued 21.04.2016 (Short country name "Česko"/"Czechia" to be entered in UN databases; The full country name "Czech Republic" ("Česká republika") will remain the country's official political name. "Czechia" will be used only as the English version of the short country name "Česko")
    • found: GEOnet names server, viewed 15 Dec. 2016(Czechia [conventional]; Czech Republic [conventional]; Czechia [short]; Česká republika [approved]; Česko [short]; geopolitical entity name (code): Czechia (EZ)) 20 April 2018 (Czechia (conventional); Czech Republic (conventional); Czechia (short); Česko (approved); Česká Republika (approved); Česko (short); Česká Socialistická Republika (variant); České Kraje (variant); České Územi (variant); České Země (variant); Czech Lands (variant); Czech Socialist Republic (variant); geopolitical entity name (code): Czechia (EZ); 49°45ʹ00ʺN, 015°00ʹ00ʺE (49.75, 15))
    • found: Web NDL authorities, June 16, 2018(チェコ = Cheko; variants: チェコ共和国 = Cheko Kyōwakoku; Czech Republic)
    • found: German National Library GND, viewed June 16, 2018(Tschechische Republik; variants: Tschechien; Tschechenland; Tschechei (Tschechische Republik); Česká Republika; Czech Republic; ČR (Abkürzung))
    • found: BnF Catalogue général, viewed June 16, 2018(République tchèque)
    • found: Catálogo BNE, viewed June 16, 2018(República Checa; variants: Ceska republika; Chequia)
    • found: National Library of Catalonia, in VIAF, viewed June 16, 2018(Txèquia‏; variants: Txeca (República)‏; República Txeca)
    • found: National and University Library in Zagreb, in VIAF, viewed June 16, 2018(Češka)‏
    • notfound: LC data base, 11-28-90 (hdg.: Czech Socialist Republic (Czechoslovakia))
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
    • [Access point valid for the sovereign nation (1993- ) and for the 1990-1992 component part of Czechoslovakia.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1990-11-28: new
    • 2018-06-17: revised
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