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ID: 7001725
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 26 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -26.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 031 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 31.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was home of early Niger-Kordofanian populations; settled by Swazi branch of Zulu nation early 1880s; nearly surrounded by South Africa, but guaranteed independence by Transvaal and Britain 1880s; administered by British governor after Boer War; official languages are English and Swazi.

Names:
Swaziland (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Swaziland (French-P,U,N)
Kingdom of Swaziland (C,V,O,English,U,N)
eSwatini (C,V,Swati (Swazi)-P,U,N)
Umbuso weSwatini (C,V,O,Swati (Swazi),U,N)
Royaume du Swaziland (C,O,French,U,N)
Swazilandia (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Reino de Swazilandia (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Suazilândia (C,O)
Swasiland (C,O)
Свазиленд (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Королевство Свазиленд (C,O,Russian,U)
斯威士兰 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
斯威士兰王国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
سوازً يَد (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
مم ىَة سوازً يَد (C,O,Arabic,U)
SWZ (C,O,ISO3L)
SZ (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO748 (C,O,ISO3N)
WZ00 (C,O,FIPS)
Swazi (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence in 1968
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
kingdom (C)

Related geographic places:
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1968
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1968

Sources and Contributors:
eSwatini..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
ISO748..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
Kingdom of Swaziland..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Reino de Swazilandia..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
Royaume du Swaziland..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
Suazilândia..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
Swasiland..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
Swazi..........  [VP]
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 35
Swaziland..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 94
....................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-96
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
....................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1170
Swazilandia..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
SWZ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
SZ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
Umbuso weSwatini..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 721
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
WZ00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 98
Свазиленд..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Королевство Свазиленд..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
斯威士兰..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
斯威士兰王国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
سوازً يَد..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
مم ىَة سوازً يَد..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 721
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772; 784
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 98
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 94
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-96
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 35
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1170
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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