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ID: 1000164
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000164

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Gabon (nation)  Gabon (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 01 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -1.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 011 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 11.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Area had Paleolithic settlements; Bantu-speakers immigrated around 100 BCE; Portuguese visited area in 15th century, naming it with word for a coat, after shape of Komo estuary; Dutch, British, and French traded here; was part of French Equatorial Africa; official language is French, though Fang, Myene, and Bateke dialects are also spoken.

Names:
Gabon (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ used since 15th cen., from Portuguese "gabão," referring to a coat
Gabon (Cornish)
Gabon (Limburgan)
Gabon (Occitan)
Gabon (Magyar (Hungarian))
Gabon (Swahili (generic))
Gabon (Slovene)
Gabon (Croatian)
Gabon (Tagalog)
Gabon (Czech)
Gabon (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Gabon (Estonian)
Gabon (Danish)
Gabon (Bosnian)
Gabon (Romanian)
Gabon (Dutch)
Gabon (Welsh)
Gabon (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Gabon (Catalan)
Gabon (Icelandic)
Gabon (Hausa)
Gabon (Norwegian)
Gabon (Greenlandic)
Gabon (Finnish)
Gabon (Faroese)
Gabon (Turkish)
Gabon (Pampanga)
Gabon (French-P,U,N)
Gabon (Tok Pisin (Neomelanesian))
Gabon (Vietnamese)
Gabon (Swedish)
Gabon (Breton)
Gabon (Ido)
Gabon (Basque)
Gabon (Malagasy)
Gabon (Northern Sami)
Gabon (Polish)
Gabon (Indonesian)
Gabon (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Gabon (Italian)
Gabon (Maltese)
Gabon (Shona)
Gabon (Slovak)
Gabon (Malay (macrolanguage))
République gabonaise (C,V,O,French,U,N)
République Gabonaise (C,V,French,U,N)
Gabonese Republic (C,O,English,U,N)
Gabun (C,O,Romansh)
Gabun (German)
Gabun (Low German)
Gaboon (C,O)
Gabon Republic (C,O)
Gabón (C,O,Asturian)
Gabón (Galician)
Gabón (Spanish-P,U,N)
Gabón (Aragonese)
República Gabonesa (C,O)
Gabão (C,O,Portuguese)
Габон (C,O,Tajik)
Габон (Ukrainian)
Габон (Macedonian)
Габон (Belorussian)
Габон (Bulgarian)
Габон (Serbian)
Габон (Russian-P,U)
Габонская Республика (C,O,Russian,U)
加蓬 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
加蓬共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
غابون (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
الجهور ةًا غًابوه ةَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
GAB (C,O,ISO3L)
GA (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO266 (C,O,ISO3N)
GB00 (C,O,FIPS)
Gabonese (C,O,English,U,A)
גבון (C,U,Hebrew )
An Ghabúin (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
El Gabon (C,U,Catalan)
Gaaboon (C,U,Somali)
Gabɔ (C,U,Lingala)
Gabhoni (C,U,North Ndebele)
Gabɔn (C,U,Akan)
Gabɔŋ (C,U,Bambara)
Gabɔn nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Gabo (C,U,Rundi)
Gaboen (C,U,Afrikaans)
Gaboŋ (C,U,Wolof)
Gabona (C,U,Latvian)
Gabonas (C,U,Lithuanian)
Ga-bông (C,U,Vietnamese)
Gabón - Gabon (C,U,Galician)
Ga-bông (Gabon) (C,U,Vietnamese)
Gaboni (C,U,Swahili (generic))
Gaboni (Ganda (Ugandan language))
Gaboni (Albanian)
Gaboni (Kikuyu)
Gabonia (C,U,Albanian)
Gabonia (Latin)
Gabono (C,U,Esperanto)
Gaboo (C,U,Fulah)
Gaböon (C,U,Sangho)
Gaboon Republic (C,U)
Gabunän (C,U,Volapük)
Gjabon (C,U,Albanian)
i-Gabon (C,U,Zulu)
Kaponi (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Ngabu (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Orílẹ́ède Gabon (C,U,Yoruba)
Qabon (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Territoire du Gabon (C,U)
الغابون (C,U,Arabic)
Գաբոն (C,U,Armenian)
গাবন (C,U,Bengali)
گابن (C,U,Pashto)
گابن (Persian-Farsi)
גאבאן (C,U,Yiddish)
ጋቦን (C,U,Tigrinya)
ጋቦን (Amharic)
گابون (C,U,Uyghur)
گابون (Persian-Farsi)
가봉 (C,U,Korean)
ហ្គាបុង (C,U,Khmer)
ກາບອນ (C,U,Lao)
גאבון (C,U,Hebrew )
गाबोन (C,U,Sanskrit)
გაბონი (C,U,Georgian)
Ґабон (C,U,Ukrainian)
กาบอง (C,U,Thai)
ガボン (C,U,Japanese)
Γκαμπόν (C,U,Greek)
ประเทศกาบอง (C,U,Thai)
ගැබොන් (C,U,Sinhala)
गैबॉन (C,U,Hindi)
ગેબન (C,U,Gujarati)
ಗೆಬೊನ್ (C,U,Kannada)
गॅबॉन (C,U,Marathi)
గేబన్ (C,U,Telugu)
الجابون (C,U,Arabic)
གེ་བཽན། (C,U,Tibetan)
ガボン共和国 (C,U,Japanese)
گیبون (C,U,Urdu)
गावोन (C,U,Nepali)
ഗാബോണ്‍ (C,U,Malayalam)
ଗାବୋନ୍ (C,U,Oriya)
கேபான் (C,U,Tamil)
گابۆن (C,U,Kurdish)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Gabon (nation)  ........  Gabon (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Central Africa (general region)  ........  Central Africa (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Gabon (nation)  ............  Gabon (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1960
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
republic (C)  ............  in French Community, 1958
controlled region (H)  ............  French, 1841-1960
territory (H)  ............  French, 1946-1958
colony (H)  ............  French, 1903-1910
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Libreville .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Gabon, Estuaire) [1090020]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1960

Sources and Contributors:
Габон..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Габонская Республика..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
加蓬..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
加蓬共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
غابون..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
الجهور ةًا غًابوه ةَ..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
גבון..........  [IMJ, VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
...........  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
الغابون..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Գաբոն..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
গাবন..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
گابن..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
גאבאן..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ጋቦን..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
گابون..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
가봉..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ហ្គាបុង..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ກາບອນ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
גאבון..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
गाबोन..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
გაბონი..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Ґабон..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
กาบอง..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ガボン..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Γκαμπόν..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ประเทศกาบอง..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ගැබොන්..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
गैबॉन..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ગેબન..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ಗೆಬೊನ್..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
गॅबॉन..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
గేబన్..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
الجابون..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
གེ་བཽན།..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ガボン共和国..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
گیبون..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
गावोन..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ഗാബോണ്‍..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ଗାବୋନ୍..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
கேபான்..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
گابۆن..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
An Ghabúin..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
El Gabon..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
GA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Gaaboon..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
GAB..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
Gabɔ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabão..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
..............  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 667
Gabhoni..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabɔn..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabɔŋ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabɔn nutome..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabo..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gaboen..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabon..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 615
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 600
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 217-218
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 67 ff.
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 91
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-33
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 52
Gabón..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 52
Gaboŋ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabona..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabonas..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabonese..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 14
Gabonese Republic..........  [VP]
................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 615
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Ga-bông..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabón - Gabon..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Ga-bông (Gabon)..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gaboni..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabonia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabono..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabon Republic..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 423
Gaboo..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gaboon..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 423
Gaböon..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gaboon Republic..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Gabun..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Gabunän..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
GB00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Gjabon..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
i-Gabon..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
ISO266..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Kaponi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Ngabu..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Orílẹ́ède Gabon..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Qabon..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
República Gabonesa..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
République Gabonaise..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 609
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 423
République gabonaise..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Territoire du Gabon..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 615
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 600
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 609
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 217-218
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 67 ff.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2400553
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766; 778
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 667
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 91
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-33
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 52
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 14
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 423
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%93%D0%B0%D0%B1%D0%BE%D0%BD
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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