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ID: 1000223
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000223

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Nouvelle-Calédonie (dependent state)  Nouvelle-Calédonie (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 21 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -21.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 165 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 165.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises Nouvelle-Calédonie island and several other islands; originally inhabited by Melanesians of Papuan type; documented by Bougainville in 1768 and sighted by Cook in 1774; served as Allied base in WW II; civil unrest by native Melanesians mid-1980s; official language is French, though English is also widely spoken.

Names:
Nouvelle-Calédonie (preferred,C,V)
Territoire de la Novelle-Calédonie et Dépendances (C,V)
Nouvell-Calédonie (C,V)
Nouvelle Calédonie (C,V)
New Caledonia (C,O,English-P,U,N)
New Caledonian (C,V)
Neukaledonien (C,O)
Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies (C,O)
Nueva Caledonia (C,O)
Nova Caledônia (C,O)
NCL (C,O,ISO3L)
NC (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO540 (C,O,ISO3N)
NC00 (C,O,FIPS)
קלדוניה החדשה (C,U,Hebrew )

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Nouvelle-Calédonie (dependent state)  ........  Nouvelle-Calédonie (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Nouvelle-Calédonie (dependent state)  ............  Nouvelle-Calédonie (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  French, since 1853
primary political unit (C)
overseas territory (C)  ............  established 1946
penal settlement (H)  ............  French, established 1853

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Nouméa .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Nouvelle-Calédonie) [1098800]

Sources and Contributors:
קלדוניה החדשה..........  [IMJ]
..........................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
ISO540..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
NC..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
NC00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 58
NCL..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
Neukaledonien..........  [VP]
..........................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982)
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
New Caledonia..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP]
..........................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..........................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 447
..........................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..........................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..........................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-67
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 830
New Caledonian..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Nouvell-Calédonie..........  [VP]
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 830
Nouvelle-Calédonie..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...................................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 516
...................................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
Nouvelle Calédonie..........  [VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 446
Nova Caledônia..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) 343
Nueva Caledonia..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
.............................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 280
Territoire de la Novelle-Calédonie et Dépendances..........  [VP]
................................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 681
Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 681
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 681
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 446; 447
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 516
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 58
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) 343
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 280
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-67
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 830
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)

 

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