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ID: 7000381
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 01 22 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 1.3667  decimal degrees
Long: 103 48 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 103.8000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises Singapore Island and 50 islets; inhabited by fishermen and pirates, then part of Sumatran Empire of Śrivijaya until 14th century; successively Javanese-, Siamese- and Malaccan-ruled; European control from 16th century; seat of Straits Settlements 1826; official languages are English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil.

Names:
Singapore (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Republic of Singapore (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Singapura (C,V,Malay-P,U,N)
Republik Singapura (C,V,O,Malay,U,N)
Singa pura (C,V,Malay,U,N)
Repubublik Singapura (C,V)
Chiṅkappūr (C,V,Tamil (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Chiṅkappūr Kuṭiyarachu (C,V,O,Tamil (transliterated),U,N)
Singapore Kudiyarasu (C,V,Tamil (transliterated),U,N)
Xinjiapo (C,V,Chinese (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Xinjiapo Gongheguo (C,V,O)
Hsin-chia-p'o Kung-ho-kuo (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U,N)
Singapour (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République de Singapour (C,O,French,U,N)
Singapur (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
República de Singapur (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Cingapura (C,O)
சிங்கப்பூர் (C,V,Tamil-P,U)
சிங்கப்பூர் குடியரசு (C,V,O,Tamil,U)
新加坡 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
新加坡共和国 (C,V,O,Chinese,U)
Сингапур (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Сингапур (C,O,Russian,U)
س يغافورة (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً س يغافورة (C,O,Arabic,U)
SGP (C,O,ISO3L)
SG (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO702 (C,O,ISO3N)
SN00 (C,O,FIPS)
Tumasik (H,V)
Temasek (H,V)
Singaporean (C,O,English,U,A)
Singaporian (C,O)

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

Additional Parents:
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 Singapore (nation)  ............  Singapore (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  internally self-governing 1959; gained independence 1965
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1965
state (H)  ............  of Malaysia, 1963-1965
colony (H)  ............  British, 1946-1965
controlled region (H)  ............  Sumatran, until 14th cen.; Siamese, Ayutthayan, 14th cen.; Malacca Empire, 15th cen.; Dutch, 17th cen.; Portuguese, 16th cen.; British, 1819-1965

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Singapore .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Singapore, Singapore Island) [7001488]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1965
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1965

Sources and Contributors:
Chiṅkappūr..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Chiṅkappūr Kuṭiyarachu..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Cingapura..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Hsin-chia-p'o Kung-ho-kuo..........  [VP]
............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 705
............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 831
ISO702..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
República de Singapur..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Republic of Singapore..........  [VP]
......................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 705
......................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 771
......................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Republik Singapura..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
République de Singapour..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
Repubublik Singapura..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 705
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 831
SG..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
SGP..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 771
Singapore..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
....................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 94
....................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1119
Singaporean..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 33
Singapore Kudiyarasu..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 705
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 831
Singaporian..........  [VP]
.......................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Singapour..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 80
Singapur..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 80
Singa pura..........  [VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 592
Singapura..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
SN00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 79
Temasek..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 832
Tumasik..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 832
Xinjiapo..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Xinjiapo Gongheguo..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
சிங்கப்பூர்..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
சிங்கப்பூர் குடியரசு..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
新加坡..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
新加坡共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Сингапур..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Республика Сингапур..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
س يغافورة..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
جُهور ةً س يغافورة..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 705
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 592
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 831; X, 832
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 771; 784
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 79
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 94
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 80
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 33
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1119
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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