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Toponymic factfiles

Toponymic (place name) factfile papers produced by the Permanent Committee on Geographical Names (PCGN).

Documents

Syria: toponymic factfile (May 2011)

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Yemen: toponymic factfile (May 2011)

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Toponymic factfiles 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 30 October 2020
Last updated 23 August 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added Iraq: toponymic factfile.

  2. Added a new toponymic factfile for Chad and an updated toponymic factfile for Greece.

  3. Added an amended version of the Ethiopia factfile.

  4. Added toponymic factfiles for Cambodia and Ethiopia.

  5. Added Eritrea: toponymic factfile and Latvia: toponymic factfile.

  6. Added updated toponymic factfiles for Armenia and Azerbaijan.

  7. Added toponymic factfiles for Georgia, Lebanon and Turkmenistan.

  8. Added toponymic factfiles for Kuwait and Qatar.

  9. Added new factfiles for Albania and India. Updated factfiles for Bangladesh, Estonia, Lithuania and Romania.

  10. Added new factfiles for: Bangladesh, Estonia, Greece, Lithuania, Poland Romania, Sri Lanka and Ukraine. Updated factfiles for: Armenia and Libya.

  11. First published.