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ID: 7001644
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 11 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 11.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 042 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 42.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Ablé, ancestors of Afars, from Arabia settled in region 3rd century BCE, followed by Somali Issas in south; Islam arrived 825; under Arab and Portuguese control 16-19th centuries; French founded Somaliland protectorate 19th century; part of region ceded to Eritrea 1935; official languages are Arabic and French, though Somali and Afar are also widely spoken.

Names:
Jībūtī (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Jumhūriyyat Jībūtī (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Jumhūrīyat Jībūtī (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Jumhūrīyah Jībūtī (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Djibouti (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Djibouti (Spanish-P,U,N)
Djibouti (French-P,U,N)
République de Djibouti (C,V,O,French,U,N)
Djibouti, République de (C,V,French,U,N)
Republic of Djibouti (C,O)
Djibouti, Republic of (C,O)
República de Djibouti (C,O,Spanish,U)
Dijibouti (C,V)
Jumhouriya Djibouti (C,V)
Jibuti (C,V)
Джибути (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Джибути (C,O,Russian,U)
吉布提 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
吉布提共和国 (C,O,O,Chinese,U)
ج بِوت (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ج بِوت (C,V,O,Arabic,U)
DJI (C,O,ISO3L)
DJ (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO262 (C,O,ISO3N)
DJ00 (C,O,FIPS)
Afars et des Issas, Territoire Français des (H,V,French,U,N)
Territoire français des Afars et des Issas (H,V,French,U,N)
Afars and Issas, French Territory of (H,V)
French Territory of the Afars and Issas (H,O)
Afars and Issas (H,O)
Côte Française des Somalis (C,V,French,U,N)
Côte française des Somalis (H,V)
Côte Française des Somalis, Territoire de la (H,V)
French Somali Coast (H,V)
French Somaliland (H,O)
French Somaliland, Territory of (H,V)
Somalie Française (H,V,French,U,N)
Djiboutian (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence June 1977
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  French, 1862-1977
territory (H)  ............  French Union, 1946-1958
colony (H)  ............  French, 1935-1946

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Djibouti .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Djibouti, Djibouti district) [7000584]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1977

Sources and Contributors:
Afars and Issas..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-33
Afars and Issas, French Territory of..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Afars et des Issas, Territoire Français des..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Côte française des Somalis..........  [VP]
...............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 10
Côte Française des Somalis..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Côte Française des Somalis, Territoire de la..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Dijibouti..........  [VP]
....................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 245
DJ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
DJ00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
DJI..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 765
Djibouti..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 600
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 48 & 596
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 138-139
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-26
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 15 June 2009
Djiboutian..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 12
Djibouti, Republic of..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 June 2009
Djibouti, République de..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
French Somali Coast..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
French Somaliland..........  [VP]
................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 342
French Somaliland, Territory of..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
French Territory of the Afars and Issas..........  [VP]
.................................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 10
ISO262..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
Jibuti..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 335
Jībūtī..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 15 June 2009
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Jumhouriya Djibouti..........  [VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 172-173
Jumhūrīyah Jībūtī..........  [VP]
................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 585
................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 596
Jumhūrīyat Jībūtī..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 15 June 2009
Jumhūriyyat Jībūtī..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
República de Djibouti..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Republic of Djibouti..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 765
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République de Djibouti..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Somalie Française..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Territoire français des Afars et des Issas..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 10
Джибути..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Республика Джибути..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
吉布提..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
吉布提共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
ج بِوت..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
جُهور ةً ج بِوت..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 600
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 585
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 48 & 596; 596
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 172-173
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 138-139
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 765; 778
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-33
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 245
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 342; 352
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-26
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 12
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 10; 335
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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