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ID: 7004549
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004549

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire)  Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 069 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -69.0000  decimal degrees

Note: The Kingdom of the Netherlands dissolved the Netherlands Antilles in 2010. Comprised several islands off the coast of Venezuela and others to the north in Leeward Islands; south islands inhabited by Arawaks, north islands by Caribs when Spanish arrived in late 15th century; in Dutch hands since 17th century; Africans were brought here as slaves; official language is Dutch, though English and Papiamento (a local patois) are widely spoken.

Names:
Antia Hulandes (preferred,C,U,Papiamento)
Antias Hulandes (C,U)
Antille Olandesi (C,U,Italian)
Antilles Néerlandaises (C,U,French)
Dutch Antilles (C,U,English)
Nederlandsch West-Indië (C,U,Dutch)
Нідерландські Антильські острови (C,U,Ukrainian)
الأنتيل الهولندية (C,U,Arabic)
AN (H,O,ISO2L)
ANT (H,O,ISO3L)
Antilhas Holandesas (H,O)
Antillas Holandesas (H,O,O,Spanish)
Antillas Neerlandeses (H,O)
Antilles holandaise (H,O)
Antilles néerlandaises (H,O)
Curaçao (H,V)
Dutch Antillean (H,V,English,U,A)
Dutch West Indies (H,O)
ISO530 (H,O,ISO3N)
Nederlandse Antillen (H,V,Dutch)
Netherlands Antilles (H,O,English-P,U,N)
Niederländische Antillen (H,O,German)
NT00 (H,O,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Netherlands (nation)  ........  Netherlands (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire)  ............  Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)
dependent state (H)  ............  Dutch since 17th cen., autonomous in internal affairs since 1954; Aruba seceded in 1986
colony (H)  ............  of The Netherlands, until 1954
primary political unit (H)
political entity (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Willemstad .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Curacao, Curaçao) [7005673]
..................  formerly capital, prior to 2010

Sources and Contributors:
Нідерландські Антильські острови..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
الأنتيل الهولندية..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
AN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
ANT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
Antia Hulandes..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
Antias Hulandes..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
Antilhas Holandesas..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Antillas Holandesas..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-39
Antillas Neerlandeses..........  [VP]
......................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Antille Olandesi..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
Antilles holandaise..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-39
Antilles néerlandaises..........  [BHA, VP]
.........................................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 508
Antilles Néerlandaises..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
Curaçao..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 822-825
Dutch Antillean..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Dutch Antilles..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
Dutch West Indies..........  [VP]
................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
ISO530..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Nederlandsch West-Indië..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
Nederlandse Antillen..........  [VP Preferred]
...................................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
...................................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 280
Netherlands Antilles..........  [BHA, VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 680
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 443
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 646
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 616-617
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
...................................  ISO Handbook (1982)
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
...................................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-67
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Niederländische Antillen..........  [VP]
.........................................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 43
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
NT00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 680
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 443
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 646
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 508
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 43
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 616-617
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 8505032
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1982)
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-39
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 280
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-67
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 822-825
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands_Antilles
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)

 

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