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ID: 7012217
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7012217

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Apkhazeti (autonomous republic)  Apkhazeti (autonomous republic)

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 041 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 41.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Situated between Black Sea and Caucasus Mountains; Greek colonization 6th century BCE; later ruled by Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire; kingdom became part of Georgia 10th century; passed to Ottoman Empire 1575; inhabited by Georgians, Russians, Abkhaz, and Armenians. Since 1992, it has been the site of secessionist violence and political strife. Abkhazia declared itself independent in 1999, though this is this is not internationally recognized. Russia maintains a military presence.

Names:
Apkhazeti (preferred,C,V,Georgian (transliterated)-P,U)
Abkhazia (C,V)
Apkhazetis Avt’onomiuri Resp’ublik’a (C,V)
Ap'khazet'is Avtonomiuri Respublika (C,V)
Abkhaz (C,V)
Abkhasia (C,V)
Abkhaziya (C,V)
Abchazija (C,V)
Abchazskaja Avtonomnaja Sovetskaja Socialističeskaja (H,V)
Abkhazskaya Avtonomnaya Sovetskaya Sotsialistcheskaya Respublika (H,V)
Abkhaz Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (H,O)
Abkhaz ASSR (H,O)
აფხაზეთი (C,V,Georgian,U)
აფხაზეთის ავტონომიური რესპუბლიკა (C,V,Georgian,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Sakartvelo (nation)  ........  Sakartvelo (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Apkhazeti (autonomous republic)  ............  Apkhazeti (autonomous republic) (P)

Place Types:
autonomous republic (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
autonomous region (H)  ............  declared by Soviet officials 1919
annex (H)  ............  of Russia, 1864
protectorate (H)  ............  of Russia, 1810
kingdom (H)  ............  under Abkhaz tribe leader 8th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
აფხაზეთი..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 8 January 2015
აფხაზეთის ავტონომიური რესპუბლიკა..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 8 January 2015
Abchazija..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 33
Abchazskaja Avtonomnaja Sovetskaja Socialističeskaja..........  [VP]
...................................................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-1
Abkhasia..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 3
Abkhaz..........  [VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 611
Abkhaz ASSR..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 288/2
Abkhaz Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 3
.......................................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 33
Abkhazia..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 612
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 3
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 8 January 2015
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 4 October 2017
.................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
Abkhaziya..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 33
Abkhazskaya Avtonomnaya Sovetskaya Sotsialistcheskaya Respublika..........  [VP]
.....................................................................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 33
Apkhazeti..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 8 January 2015
Apkhazetis Avt’onomiuri Resp’ublik’a..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 8 January 2015
Ap'khazet'is Avtonomiuri Respublika..........  [VP]
...........................................................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 8 January 2015
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 611
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 612
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 3
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 33
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 8 January 2015
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-1
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 288/2
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 4 October 2017

 

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