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ID: 1000047
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -10.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 055 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -55.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Large nation comprising the Amazon basin in the north and the Brazilian plateau in south. The area was inhabited by Tupí-Guaraní peoples, who were semi-nomadic and lived in scattered settlements, when it was charted by the Portuguese ca. 1500. European colonization began in 1530. The official language is Portuguese.

Names:
Brasil (preferred,C,V,Portuguese-P,U,N)
Brasil (Spanish-P,U,N)
República Federativa do Brasil (C,V,O,Portuguese,U,N)
Brazil (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Federative Republic of Brazil (C,O,English,U,N)
Brésil (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République fédérative du Brésil (C,O,French,U,N)
República Federativa del Brasil (C,O,Spanish,U)
Brasilien (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Brazilië (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Brasile (C,O,Italian-P,U,N)
Бразилия (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Федеративная Республика Бразилия (C,V,Russian,U)
巴西 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
巴西联邦共和国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
ابًرازًي (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
الجهور ةً الاتحاد ةً ا بًرازً ةََ (C,V,Arabic,U)
BRA (C,O,ISO3L)
BR (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO076 (C,O,ISO3N)
BR00 (C,O,FIPS)
Estados Unidos do Brasil (H,V)  ............ 1891-1967
United States of Brazil (H,O)
Brazilian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independence declared September 7, 1822
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  declared 1889; restored 1946, reconstituted 1967

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Brasília .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, Brazil, Centro-Oeste region, Distrito Federal) [7005845]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
BR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
BR00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
BRA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
Brasil..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 11 June 2009
Brasile..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 619
Brasilien..........  [VP]
....................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 127
Brazil..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 562
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 90-92
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 487 ff.
.................  FIPS Change Notice, no. 1 (1998) 3
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plates 117-120
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-14
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Brazilian..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 6
Brazilië..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 81
Brésil..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
Estados Unidos do Brasil..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 170-171
Federative Republic of Brazil..........  [VP]
..................................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 90-92
..................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
ISO076..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
República Federativa del Brasil..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
República Federativa do Brasil..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 560
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
République fédérative du Brésil..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 776
United States of Brazil..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 170-171
Бразилия..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Федеративная Республика Бразилия..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
巴西..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
巴西联邦共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
ابًرازًي..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
الجهور ةً الاتحاد ةً ا بًرازً ةََ..........  [VP]
........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 560
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 562
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 90-92
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 127
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 619
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 487 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 81
..................  FIPS Change Notice, no. 1 (1998) 3
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764; 776
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plates 117-120
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-14
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 6
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 170-171
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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