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Instructions on Russian rendering of geographical names

The following table will give links to the instructions on Russian rendering of geographical names approved in the 1950's–80's by the Main Administration on Geodesy and Cartography of the USSR that are mostly valid up till now. Included in the digital version of the instructions are only the main parts of the text giving direct rules, omitting appendices and some obsolete parts (e.g. the sources). Those interested in full versions could turn to links to scanned original publications on the pages in Wikipedia (list 1, list 2).

The text has been copied as faithfully as possible, all deviations are marked in blue (mostly typos and different formatting).

Country (-ies) or language(s) Year of original publication Date of KNAB document Comments
Arabic 1966 2018-02-08 Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
China 1983 2018-02-11 Includes Mongolian and Tibetan names
English 1975 2018-01-29 United Kingdom, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand
France 1975 2018-02-03 Includes Basque, Breton and Provençal names