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ID: 1000206
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 2.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 033 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 33.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was home of early Niger-Kordofanian populations; was center of important native kingdom; Bantu Cweźi kings were overthrown by Luo in 16th century; visited by Arab traders in 1830s; British explorers and missionaries arrived in mid-19th century; official languages are English and Swahili, though Luganda and other Bantu and Nilotic languages are also spoken.

Names:
Uganda (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Uganda (Spanish-P,U,N)
Republic of Uganda (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Jamhuri ya Uganda (C,V)
Ouganda (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République de l'Ouganda (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Uganda (C,O)
Уганда (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Уганда (C,O,Russian,U)
乌干达 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
乌干达共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
أوغيدا (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً أوغيدا (C,O,Arabic,U)
UGA (C,O,ISO3L)
UG (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO800 (C,O,ISO3N)
UG00 (C,O,FIPS)
Ugandan (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Uganda (nation)  ........  Uganda (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence in 1962
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1967
controlled region (H)  ............  British, 1860s-1962
protectorate (H)  ............  British, 1894-1962

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Kampala .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Uganda, Central Province) [7000862]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1962
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1962

Sources and Contributors:
ISO800..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
Jamhuri ya Uganda..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 104 ff.
Ouganda..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 86
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
República de Uganda..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Republic of Uganda..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 736
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République de l'Ouganda..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 783
UG..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
UG00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 90
UGA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
Uganda..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1988) 718
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 719
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 670-671
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 960
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 86
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1244
Ugandan..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 38
Уганда..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Республика Уганда..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
乌干达..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
乌干达共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
أوغيدا..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً أوغيدا..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1988) 718
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 719
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 736
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 670-671
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 960
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 104 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772; 783
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 90
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 86
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 38
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1244
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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