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East Central Europe: find statistics, geographical information and maps

Last Updated: 17-Mar-2015

Find current and historical statistics, geographical information and maps covering Albania, Austria-Hungary, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, Greece (modern), Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Yugoslavia.

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Interim Slavic and East European selector, Newspapers collection project manager
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Use SearchWorks to find current and, especially, historical statistics on your topic. To find statistical periodicals for your country, try: [country] statistics periodicals. Other useful searches: [country] [topic] statistics. Or even just: [topic] statistics. You can find both online and hardcopy (books and periodicals) formats this way. Examples:

Tiranë : Drejtoria e Statistikës,
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving) » Temporary shelving » HA1659 .A5 A35 1971/1972
Albanian statistical yearbook. Search was: Albania statistics periodicals.
Washington, DC : USAID
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Alternative title: USAID country health statistical report, Bulgaria. Example of an online resource findable by using SearchWorks with the search: [country] [topic] statistics. Here the search was: Bulgaria health statistics.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1992.
Green Library » Jonsson Social Sciences Reading Room » HA37 .E93 G69 1992
For census data use SearchWorks with the search: [country] census. Here the search was: Yugoslavia census. This work will also help you to find census data that is harder to retrieve.
2. Aufl. Wien, Tendler, 1860.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » HA1186 .S3 1860
Search was: Austria-Hungary statistics. Try also: Austria statistics, then sort by year (old to new).
A new description of Europe in various columns, [electronic resource] : whereby is exhibited at one view. I. All its empires, kingdoms, republics and states; their situation, 1. From the Center of Europe in the first Column, which we fix at Cracow, in Poland; and, 2. from London, as observed in the 4th Column; also their Length, Breadth, Divisions, Inhabitants, Religion, ancient Names, Neighbours, Metropolis, Titles, Situation, whether on Rivers or Seas, &c. and Provinces; their Latitude and Longitude, Coronation Place, longest Day, difference of Time, Distance and Bearing from London; Climate, their Antipodes, the Time of High Water at some Places, with other useful Observations, Likewise other large Cities of the second Magnitude, with their Titles, Latitude, &c. Also remarkable Rivers, Mountains, Volcanos, Lakes, Gulphs, Bays, Streights, Capes, &c. Secondly, The present Sovereigns, their Age, and the Year of Accession; the Heirs Apparent, and their Age; eight of the immediate Predecessors, with the Year of their Accession, and the different Orders of Knighthood, and when instituted. Thirdly, The chief Produce, Manufactures, &c. And, Fourthly, Short Accounts of the various Countries, as Outlines of the History, and of the best English and French Authors, who have treated on this Subject. To which is Added, A very copious List of all the Cities and Towns of every Empire, Kingdom and State, in Europe, with their different Titles, Magnitudes, remarkable Events, and other useful and curious Remarks, in Abbreviations and Characteristics; after a Method entirely new, and never before published. At the End of this Work, is added a variety of very useful Tables, with other Observations. The Whole, being Multum in Parvo, is composed, calculated, and compiled, from the best Authors, By J.S. Charrier, Teacher of Geography, the Use of the Globes, the French Language, &c. Author of the Chorographical Description of England and Wales, the Geographical Table of noted Cities, improver and editor of Dr. Nugent's Pocket Dictionary, French and English, &c.
London : printed for the author, by J.W. Basham, Black-Friars; and sold by the author only, who may always he heard of at Mr. Dully's, No. 25, Poultry, 1781.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Search was: Poland statistics, then sorted by year (old to new).

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