GAZETTEER: A Brief Guide to the Countries of tfie World.

Abyssinia.

Inland Native State in N.E. Africa; area 350,000 sq. m. Top. (estimated) 11,000,000.

Afghanistan.

N.W. of India, in Asia; area 2-15,000 sq. m. Pop. 6,500,000.

Albania.

Balkan Kingdom; area 17,000 sq. m. Pop. 830,000.

Andorra.

In the Eastern Pyrenees, Republic of Europe; area 191 sq. m. Pop. 6,000.

Arabia.

Peninsula S.W. of Asia; area 1,200,000 sq. m. Pop. (estimated) 5,000,000.

Argentina.

S. American Republic; area 1,153,000 sq. m. Pop. 10,000.000.

Australia.

Federal Commonwealth of British Empire; area 3,000,000 sq. m. Pop. 6,360,000.

Austria.

European Republic; area 32,000 sq. m. Pop. 6,530,000.

Belgium.

Kingdom of Europe; area 11 ,752 sq. m. Pop. 8,000,000.

Bolivia.

S. American Republic; area 506,000 sq. m. Pop. 3,000,000.

Brazil.

S. American Republic ; area ; 3,285,000 sq. m. Pop. 39,000,000.

Bulgaria.

Balkan Kingdom; area 39,880 sq. m. Pop. 5,500,000.

Canada.

British Dominion; area 3,648,500 sq. m. Pop. 8,788,500.

Chile—S. American Republic ; area 281,800 sq. m. Pop. 4 276.000.

China.

Republic of Asia; area 4,277,000 sq. m. Pop. (estimated) 414.011,600.

Cplumbia.

S. American Re- public; area 482,000 sq. m. Pop. 8,000.000.

Costa Rica.

Central American Republic; area 23,000 sq. m. Pop. 500,000.

Cuba.

West India Island, Republic; area 41,000 sq. m. Pop. 3,500,000.

Czechoslavakia. —

Republic of Central Europe; area 54,200 sq. m. Pop. 14,600,000.

Danzig.

Free City of; area 754 sq. m. Pop. 407,500.

Denmark.

Kingdom of N. Europe; area 16,570 sq. m. Pop. 3,500,000.

Dominican Republic.

Part of San Domingo; area 19,300 sq. m. Pop. 1,022,000.

Ecuador.

Republic of South America; area 118,625 sq. m. Pop. 1,600,000.

Egypt.

Kingdom of N.E. Africa; area 347,850 sq. m. Pop. 14,168,700.

England.

Southern part of Gt. Britain; area 50,874 sq. in. Pop. 39,947,930.

Esthonia.

Independent State, Finland; area 18,500 sq. m. Pop. 1,116,500.

Finland.

Republic of North Europe; area 144,300 sq. m. Pop. 3,580,000.

France.

Republic of W. Europe; area 212,660 sq. m. Pop. 40,750,000.

Germany.

Central European Republic; area 185,890 sq. m. Pop. 62,500,000.

Greece.

Republic of S. Europe; area 49,000 sq. m. Pop. 6,205,000.

Guatemala.

Republic of Central America; area 48,290 sq. m. Pop. 2,500,000.

Haiti.

Republic. Part of San Domingo; area 10,200 sq. m. Pop. 2,300,000.

Honduras.

Republic of Central America; area 44,275 sq. m. Pop. 773,500.

Hungary.

European State, formerly part of Austro-Hungary; area 35,900 sq . m. Pop.8,500, India.

Indian Empire; part of British Empire ; area over 1,700,000 sq.m. Pop. 318,900,000.

Iraq.

Formerly Mesopotamia; now one of the new states lying between Arabia and Persia; area 143,240 sq. m. Pop. 3,000,000.

Ireland.

Now divided into Ulster and Irish Free State; area 32,400 sq .m. Pop. about 3,000,000.

Italy.

Kingdom of Europe ; area 119,000 sq. m. Pop. 41,150,000.- Japan.

Island Empire of Asia ; area 260,000 sq. m. Pop. 84,570,500.

Latvia.

Baltic Republic; area 40,850 sq. m. Pop. 1,900,000.

Lithuania.

Baltic Republic ; area 20.500sq. m. Pop. 2,290,000, Mexico.

Republic in N. and S. America; area 760,300 sq. m. Pop. 14,310,000.

Monaco.

Principality of S. Europe ; area 8 sq. m. Pop. 25,000.

Morocco.

French protectorate in country of N. Africa; area 231,500 sq. m. Pop. 5,000,000.

Netherlands.

Kingdom of Holland; area 12,590 sq. m. Pop. 7,626,000.

Newfoundland.

I. North America (Dom. of Brit. Empire); area 42,734 sq. m. Pop. 265,000.

New Zealand.

British Dominion, I., group in S. Pacific; area 104,000 sq. m. Pop. 1,410,000.

Nicaragua.

Central American Republic; area 49,200 sq. m. Pop. 700,000.

Norway.

Kingdom of North Europe: area 124,964 sq. m. Pop. 2,800.000.

Palestine.

Asia, formerly belonging to Turkey, now administered bv Great Britain; area 9,000 sq. m.’ Pop. 800,000.

Persia.

Kingdom of Asia; area 628,000 sq.m. Pop. 10,000,000.

Peru.

Republic of S. America ; area 550,000 sq. m. Pop. 5,500,000.

Poland.

Independent country of E.Europe; area 150,000 sq. m. Pop. 30,000,000.

Portugal.

Republic of S.W. Europe; area 35,490 sq. m. Pop. 15,000,000.

R o u m a n I a. —

Independent Kingdom of S.W. Europe; area 122,282 sq. m. Pop. 17,400,000.

Russia.

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; area 8,150,000 sq. m. Pop. 147,000,000.

Salvator.

Republic of Central America; area 13,183 sq. m. Pop. 1,700,000.

Scotland.

Northern Division of Great Britain; area 30,460 sq. m. Pop. 4,882,490.

Siam.

Kingdom of Asia; area 200,150 sq. m. Pop. 10,000,000.

South Africa, Union of.

British’ Dominion; area 472,350 sq. m. Pop. 7,000,000.

Spain. —

Republic of S.W. Europe; area 194,000 sq. m. Pop. 22,800,000.

Sweden.

Kingdom of North Europe; area 173,150 sq. m. Pop. 6,000,000.

Switzerland.

Federal State of Europe; area 15,980 sq. m. Pop. 4,000,000.

Turkey.

Republic of Asia and Europe; area 282,000 sq. m. Pop. 14,000,000.

United States of America.

Federal Republic of N. America; area 3,750,000 sq. m. Pop. 122,775,000.

Uruguay.

Republic of South America; area 72,150 sq. m. Pop. 1,800,000.

Vatican City.

New State in Rome under sovereign jurisdiction of Pope; area 108 acres. Pop. 800.

Venezuela.

S. American Republic; area 395,000 sq. m. Pop. 3,025,000.

Wales.

Principality, part of Great Britain; area 7,450 sq. m. Pop. (Erg. and Wales) 39,947,930.

Yugoslavia.

Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, Slovenes, and territory acquired from Austria and Bulgaria; area 96,150 sq. m. Pop. 12,000,000. HOLIDAYS, PUBLIC. —

All public offices are closed on Good Friday, the first Monday in August, Christinas Day and the following days in addition:

Banks in England, Banks in Ireland, and Government Offices in Whitehall.— Easter Monday, Whit Monday, Boxing Day. For Bank of Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day also.

Bank Transfer Offices.

As for the Bank of England and also New Year’s Day, May 1st, and November 1st.

Stock Exchange.

New Year’s

Day, Easter Monday, Whit Monday, November 1st, and Boxing Day.

Inland Revenue Offices.

As for the Bank of England and also the King’s Birthday. Somerset House is also closed on Whit Tuesday.

Banks of Scotland.

New Year’s Day and First Monday in May. Glasgow has a holiday on the second Saturday in July, and Edinburgh on Easter Monday and the third .Monday in September.

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