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ID: 7000198
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 20.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 077 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 77.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Shares name and history with India subcontinent; Alexander invaded in 327 BCE; partially united at various times, including under Muarya and Gupta dynasties, Delhi sultanate, Bahmani dynasty, Vijayanagar, Moguls, and Marathas; European domination began in the 18th century; English is used for national, political, and commercial communication; Hindī and several other native languages are considered the "official" languages; dozens of non-"official" local languages are also spoken.

Names:
Bhārat (preferred,C,V,Hindi (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Bharat (C,V,Hindi (transliterated),U,N)
Bhārat Gaṇarājya (C,V,O,Hindi (transliterated),U)
Bhārat Ganarājya (C,V,Hindi (transliterated),U,N)
India (C,V,English-P,U,N)
India (Spanish-P,U,N)
Republic of India (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Inde (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République de l'Inde (C,O,French,U,N)
Repóblica de la India (C,O,Spanish,U)
Indien (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Índia (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
भारत (C,O,Hindi-P,U)
भारत गणराज्य (C,O,O,Hindi,U)
Индия (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Индия (C,O,Russian,U)
印度 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
印度共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ا هًيد (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ا هًيد (C,O,Arabic,U)
IND (C,O,ISO3L)
IN (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO356 (C,O,ISO3N)
IN00 (C,O,FIPS)
Indian Union (H,V)
Union of India (H,V)
Indian (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of South Asia (general region)  ........  South Asia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of India (nation)  ............  India (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  sovereign since January 26, 1950
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  inaugurated 1950
controlled region (H)  ............  British, mid-18th cen.-1947

Related geographic places:
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1947
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Bhārat..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 627
Bharat..........  [FDA, VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 535
Bhārat Ganarājya..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Bhārat Gaṇarājya..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
IN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
IN00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
IND..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
Inde..........  [BHA, VP]
...........  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 58
India..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 283-285
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 2 January 2013
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 27
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-42
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 58
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 535-538
Índia..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Indian..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 17
Indian Union..........  [FDA, VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Indien..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1125
ISO356..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
Repóblica de la India..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Republic of India..........  [FDA, VP]
................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 2 January 2013
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
République de l'Inde..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 779
Union of India..........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
भारत..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
भारत गणराज्य..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Индия..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Республика Индия..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
印度..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
印度共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
ا هًيد..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
جُهور ةً ا هًيد..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 627
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 283-285
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1125
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14; 15
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767; 779
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 27
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-42
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 58
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 17
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 535-538
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 535
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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