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ID: 7001660
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001660

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -29.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 028 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 28.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Enclave located within borders of South Africa; originally inhabited by bushmen; Bantu people arrived 16th century; area disputed in 19th century by Boers and British; under British control until independence; part of Cape Colony 1871-1884; official languages are English and Sotho, though Zulu and Xhosa are also spoken.

Names:
Lesotho (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Lesotho (Sotho, Southern-P,U,N)
Lesotho (Spanish-P,U,N)
Lesotho (French-P,U,N)
Kingdom of Lesotho (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Royaume du Lesotho (C,O,French,U,N)
Reino de Lesotho (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Lesoto (C,O)
Лесото (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Королевство Лесото (C,O,Russian,U)
莱索托 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
莱索托王国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
سًُوثو (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
مم ىَة سًُوثو (C,O,Arabic,U)
LSO (C,O,ISO3L)
LS (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO426 (C,O,ISO3N)
LT00 (C,O,FIPS)
Basutoland (H,V)  ............ 1871-1966
Basotho (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1966
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
kingdom (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  British, 1843-1966
colony (H)  ............  British, 1884-1966

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Maseru .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Lesotho, Maseru district) [1090569]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1966
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1966

Sources and Contributors:
Лесото..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Королевство Лесото..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
莱索托..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
莱索托王国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
مم ىَة سًُوثو..........  [VP]
..........................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
سًُوثو..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Basotho..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Basutoland..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 348
ISO426..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
Kingdom of Lesotho..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Lesotho..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 651
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 358-359
.................  Lesotho, New York Times (1998)
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-54
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 664
Lesoto..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
LS..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
LSO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
LT00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 49
Reino de Lesotho..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 18 June 2009
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Royaume du Lesotho..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 780
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 651
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 358-359
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768; 780
..................  Lesotho, New York Times (1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 49
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 348
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-54
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 664
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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