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Belarus


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  • Variants

    • us: Republic of Belarus
    • us: Rėspublika Belarusʹ
    • us: Republic of Byelarusʹ
    • us: Respublika Byelarusʹ
    • us: République de Bélarus
    • us: República de Belarús
    • us: Republik Belarus
    • us: Weissrussland
    • us: White Russia
    • us: Belorussia
    • us: Belorus
    • us: Biélorussie
    • us: Bielorussia
    • us: Białoruś
  • Additional Information

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    • Sources

      • found: BGN per phone, 12-24-94 (Byelorussian S.S.R. has been renamed Byelarusʹ, Respublika [Byelorussian]; Republic of Byelarus [conventional]; Byelarus [conventional brief]; ADM 1 53°00ʹN 28°00ʹE; approved by FNC 11-25-91)
      • found: BGN, 11-18-91 (Byelarus [conv. brief] changed its name on 09-19-91 from Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic to Republic of Byelarus, or in abbrev. form Byelarus; United Nations approved change on 09-30-91; variants: Rėspublika Belarusʹ, Bélarus, République du Bélarus, Belarús, República de Belarús, Republic of Belarus)
      • found: BGN per phone, 12-31-91 (U.S. Dept. of State has now recognized Byelarus 'de jure' as an independent political entity; the designation code PCLI is therefore applicable)
      • found: BGN. Foreign names info. bull., Feb. 1992, surrogate: p. 2(former name: Belorusskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika; new name: Byelarus [brief], Republic of [conventional], Respublika Byelarusʹ [Byelorussian] [Byelarusʹ = brief]; PCL1, 53°00ʹN, 28°00ʹE)
      • found: BGN. Foreign Names Comm., 06-18-92 (Present entry: Byelarus [brief], Republic of [conventional]; Respublika Byelarusʹ [Byelorussian]: PCLI: Recommended entry: Belarus [brief], Republic of [conventional]; Respublica Byelarusʹ [Byelorussian]: PCLI, 53°00ʹN, 28°00ʹE)
      • found: U.S. Dept. of State, 06-17-92 (Govt. of Byelarus indicated preference for English-lang. spelling of its country name as Belarus instead of Byelarus; Dept. of State requests US BGN alter spelling of officially approved conventional name from Byelarus to Belarus)
      • found: Tec, N. They chose to fight, 1993: CIP t.p. (Belorussia)
      • found: Kompleksnoe obsledovanie vod basseĭna reki Zapadnyĭ Bug v ii︠u︡ne 1991 g., 1991: t.p. (Respubliki Belarusʹ)
      • found: LC Russbks file,11-22-95 (1992 hdg.: Belarusʹ, Respublika)
      • found: Sacred choral music from White Russia, 1994.
      • found: Kto estʹ kto v Respublike Belarusʹ, 1999: cover (Belorus)
      • found: Biélorussie, c2001: t.p. (Biélorussie)
      • found: 3. Internationaler Kongress "Die Welt nach Tschernobyl", 1996: t.p. (Republik Belarus)
      • found: Le terre di mezzo, c2007: t.p. (Bielorussia)
      • found: Oświata i szkolnictwo polskie na ziemiach północno-wschodnich II Rzeczypospolitej i współczesnej Białorusi 1939-2001, 2007.
      • notfound: LC data base, 12-24-91 (Byelorussian S.S.R.)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [DESCRIPTIVE USAGE: Name heading for the government after 1991 and qualifier for places within the country.]
      • [Note the term White Russia can refer to both Belarus and the Byelorussian S.S.R.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1991-12-24: new
      • 2013-02-06: revised
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