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ID: 1000058
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 33 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -33.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 056 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -56.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Early inhabitants were Amerindian tribes known collectively as Charrúas; they were nearly all exterminated during European colonization; Spain arrived 1516; Portuguese settled 1680; was part of Spanish Viceroyalty of Río de la Plata late 18th century; official language is Spanish.

Names:
Uruguay (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Uruguay (French-P,U,N)
Uruguay (Spanish-P,U,N)
República Oriental del Uruguay (C,V,O,Spanish,U,N)
Eastern Republic of Uruguay (C,O,English,U,N)
Oriental Republic of Uruguay (C,O)
République orientale de l'Uruguay (C,O,French,U,N)
Uruguai (C,O)
Уругвай (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Восточная Республика Уругвай (C,O,Russian,U)
乌拉圭 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
乌拉圭东岸共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
أوروغواي (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً أوروغواي اشًرك ةِ (C,O,Arabic,U)
URY (C,O,ISO3L)
UY (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO858 (C,O,ISO3N)
UY00 (C,O,FIPS)
La Banda Oriental (H,V)
Uruguayan (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independence granted in 1828
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)

Related geographic places:
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Eastern Republic of Uruguay..........  [VP]
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 210 ff.
ISO858..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
La Banda Oriental..........  [VP]
................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 677-678
Oriental Republic of Uruguay..........  [VP]
...............................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 677-678
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
República Oriental del Uruguay..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 729
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 745
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
République orientale de l'Uruguay..........  [VP]
........................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
Uruguai..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Uruguay..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 121
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 90
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1275-1276
Uruguayan..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 40
URY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
UY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
UY00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 93
Уругвай..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Восточная Республика Уругвай..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
乌拉圭..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
乌拉圭东岸共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
أوروغواي..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً أوروغواي اشًرك ةِ..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 729
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 745
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 677-678
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 210 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 93
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 121
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 90
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 40
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1275-1276
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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