Countries Geographical Territory Containment

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This dataset contains a list of different geographical or continental regions and the relative list of codes of the territories/countries they contain.

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This dataset is sourced from the Statistics Division of the United Nations Secretariat. This list states M49 standard codes to indicate different geographical regions and the relative territorial regions they contain.

The list of geographic regions presents the composition of geographical regions used by the Statistics Division in its publications and databases. Each country or area is shown in one region only. These geographic regions are based on continental regions; which are further subdivided into sub-regions and intermediary regions drawn as to obtain greater homogeneity in sizes of population, demographic circumstances and accuracy of demographic statistics.

In this dataset, all the regions come under the Global category of World having Global Code of 001.

Date Created

2013-11

Last Modified

2013-11

Version

2013-11

Update Frequency

Irregular

Temporal Coverage

N/A

Spatial Coverage

World

Source

John Snow Labs => Statistics Division of United Nations

Source License URL

John Snow Labs Standard License

Source License Requirements

N/A

Source Citation

N/A

Keywords

Geographical Regions, Territory Containment, M49 Standards, Composition of Geographical Regions, Geographical Regions Database, Demographic Statistics

Other Titles

M49 Standards and Territory Containment, Different Geographical Regions and their Territorial Containment

NameDescriptionTypeConstraints
Region_CodeRefers to the standard code of a superset or set of coUntries. These codes are also known as M49 codes which are prepared by the Statistics Division of the United Nations Secretariat primarily for use in its publications and databases.stringrequired : 1
Region_NameIndicates the name of the Region or the macro geographical (continental) region.string-
Sub_Region_CodeIndicates the space separated list of the type's (spatially) contained items (usually the Sub Region codes).stringrequired : 1
Sub_Region_NameIndicates the space separated list of the type's (spatially) contained items (usually the country name).string-
Intermediate_Region_CodeRefers to the Intermediate Region code of a superset or set of countries. These codes are also known as M49 codes which are prepared by the Statistics Division of the United Nations Secretariat primarily for use in its publications and databases.string-
Intermediate_Region_NameIndicates the Intermediate Region Name of a superset or set of countries.string-
Country_or_AreaIndicates the Country or Area of a superset or set of countries.stringrequired : 1
M49_CodeIndicates the M49 code of a superset or set of countries.integerrequired : 1 level : Nominal
ISO_Alpha3_CodeISO Alpha3 codes are three-letter country codes defined in ISO 3166-1, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), to represent countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest.string-
Is_Least_Developed_Countries_LDCLeast developed countries (LDCs) are low-income countries confronting severe structural impediments to sustainable development. This indicates its least developed countries or not.booleanrequired : 1
Is_Land_Locked_Developing_Countries_LLDCLandlocked developing countries (LLDC) are developing countries that are landlocked.booleanrequired : 1
Is_Small_Island_Developing_States_SIDSSmall Island Developing States (SIDS) are maritime countries that tend to share similar sustainable development challenges, including small but growing populations.booleanrequired : 1
Developed_Or_Developing_CountriesRefers to the developed or developing countries. A developing country also called a less developed country or an underdeveloped country, is a nation or a sovereign state with a less developed industrial base and a low Human Development Index (HDI) relative to other countries.string-
Region_CodeRegion_NameSub_Region_CodeSub_Region_NameIntermediate_Region_CodeIntermediate_Region_NameCountry_or_AreaM49_CodeISO_Alpha3_CodeIs_Least_Developed_Countries_LDCIs_Land_Locked_Developing_Countries_LLDCIs_Small_Island_Developing_States_SIDSDeveloped_Or_Developing_Countries
000000Antarctica788ATAfalsefalsefalse
009Oceania054MelanesiaFiji788FJIfalsefalsetrueDeveloping
009Oceania061PolynesiaNiue788NIUfalsefalsetrueDeveloping
142Asia030Eastern AsiaJapan788JPNfalsefalsefalseDeveloped
142Asia034Southern AsiaNepal788NPLtruetruefalseDeveloping
142Asia145Western AsiaIraq788IRQfalsefalsefalseDeveloping
142Asia145Western AsiaOman788OMNfalsefalsefalseDeveloping
142Asia145Western AsiaYemen788YEMtruefalsefalseDeveloping
009Oceania057MicronesiaGuam788GUMfalsefalsetrueDeveloping
009Oceania061PolynesiaSamoa788WSMfalsefalsetrueDeveloping