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RE: st: Re: political geography


From   "Julian Fennema" <j.a.fennema@hw.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Re: political geography
Date   Wed, 4 Aug 2004 15:58:16 +0100

And for a topical (for those in the UK today) addition, where does
Gibraltar fit in?

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Clive
Nicholas
Sent: 04 August 2004 15:35
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: Re: political geography


Kit Baum wrote:

> On Aug 4, 2004, at 2:33 AM, a geographer wrote:
>
>>
>> You need an evaluation:
>>
>> local name = country1[`y']
>>
>> This assumes that no length limits bite.
>> The longest country name I can think
>> of, with a little help from
>> a database, is 30 characters, e.g.
>>
>> Federated States of Micronesia
>     Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
>>
>> Anyone beat that?

With a bit of cheating, quite easily:

The United Kingdom of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Channel
Islands and the Isle of Man.

CLIVE NICHOLAS        |t: 0(044)191 222 5969
Politics              |e: clive.nicholas@ncl.ac.uk
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