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Information papers produced by the Permanent Committee on Geographical Names (PCGN).

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Information papers produced by the Permanent Committee on Geographical Names (PCGN). Various relevant documents published before July 2014 can found in the UK Government Web Archive. Any papers not in PDF format can be obtained from PCGN in paper copy. Please note that these documents are Crown Copyright

Published 16 October 2014
Last updated 16 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added North Korea: information paper (November 2017).
  2. Updated Sudan: administrative divisions document.
  3. Added Czechia: New English-language country name for the Czech Republic.
  4. Added Ivory Coast: administrative structure and Indonesia: administrative divisions.
  5. Added Liberia, Russia and updated Sudan administrative divisions information.
  6. Added Karnataka State, India: name changes.
  7. Added Sierra Leone: administrative divisions.
  8. First published.