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ID: 1000135
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 122 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 122.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises over 7000 islands; area first settled by Negritos (a pygmy group) by 30,000 BCE; later settled by Malayans; Islam introduced by Arabs 14th century; Spanish conquest began 1564, endured conflict with Moros of South and Chinese; revolution 1896-1899; official languages are Pilipino and English.

Names:
Pilipinas (preferred,C,V,Pilipino-P,U,N)
Republika ng Pilipinas (C,V,O,Pilipino,U,N)
Republika ñg Pilipinas (C,V,Pilipino,U,N)
Philippines (C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ named for Philip II of Spain, 16th cen.
Philippines (French-P,U,N)
Republic of the Philippines (C,V,O,English,U,N)
République des Philippines (C,V,French,U,N)
Philippine Islands (C,V)
Filipinas (C,V,Spanish-P,U,N)
República de Filipinas (C,V,Spanish,U,N)
Islas Filipinas (C,V)
Filippijnen (C,O)
Philippinen (C,O)
Филиппины (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Филиппины (C,O,Russian,U)
菲律宾 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
菲律宾共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ا فًبَين (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ا فًبَين (C,O,Arabic,U)
PHL (C,O,ISO3L)
PH (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO608 (C,O,ISO3N)
RP00 (C,O,FIPS)
Commonwealth of the Philippines (H,O)  ............ 1935, until WW II
Filipino (C,O)
Philippine (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Philippines (nation)  ........  Philippines (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Malay Archipelago (general region)  ........  Malay Archipelago (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Philippines (nation)  ............  Philippines (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Southeast Asia (general region)  ........  Southeast Asia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Philippines (nation)  ............  Philippines (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  established July 4, 1946
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
commonwealth (H)  ............  established October 15, 1935
controlled region (H)  ............  Spanish, 16th to mid-18th cen.; British, 1762-early 19th cen.; Spanish, 19th cen.; American, 1898-1946; Japanese, May 1942-October 1944

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Manila .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Philippines, Manila national capital region) [7003706]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Commonwealth of the Philippines..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 949-950
Filipinas..........  [VP]
....................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 921
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 74
Filipino..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
.................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) "Ocampo, Manuel;" accessed 17 January 2008
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 17 January 2008
Filippijnen..........  [VP]
.......................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 225
Islas Filipinas..........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 949-950
ISO608..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
PH..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
Philippine..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 17 January 2008
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 29
.......................  UNTERM [online] (2007-) accessed 18 January 2008
Philippine Islands..........  [FDA, VP]
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 949-950
Philippinen..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1274
Philippines..........  [BHA, FDA, VP]
.......................  Asia-Pacific, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 25:547
.......................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 19
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-75
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 74
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
PHL..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
Pilipinas..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 692
....................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
República de Filipinas..........  [FDA, VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 949-950
Republic of the Philippines..........  [FDA, VP]
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
...............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Republika ng Pilipinas..........  [FDA, VP]
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 693
.........................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 734
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Republika ñg Pilipinas..........  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXV, 547 ff.
République des Philippines..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
RP00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 69
Филиппины..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Республика Филиппины..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
菲律宾..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
菲律宾共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
ا فًبَين..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
جُهور ةً ا فًبَين..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Asia-Pacific, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 693
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 692
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 734
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1274
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 921
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXV, 547; XXV, 547 ff.; 25:547
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 225
..................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) "Ocampo, Manuel;" accessed 17 January 2008
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 69
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 17 January 2008
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 19
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-75
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 74
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 29
..................  UNTERM [online] (2007-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 949-950
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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