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ID: 7004624
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 21 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 21.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 080 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -80.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises a large island of the same name and several smaller islands; area was inhabited by Ciboney, Guanahatabey and Taino (Arawaks) when Columbus arrived in 1492; Spanish colonized in 1511, native people soon died; Africans were brought here as slaves for plantations; official language is Spanish.

Names:
Cuba (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Cuba (Spanish-P,U,N)
Cuba (French-P,U,N)
República de Cuba (C,V,O,Spanish,U,N)
Republic of Cuba (C,O,English,U,N)
Cuba, Republic of (C,O,English,U)
République de Cuba (C,V,French,U)
Kuba (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Куба (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Куба (C,O,Russian,U)
古巴 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
古巴共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
هوبا (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً هوبا (C,O,Arabic,U)
CUB (C,O,ISO3L)
CU (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO192 (C,O,ISO3N)
CU00 (C,O,FIPS)
Cuban (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Cuba (nation)  ........  Cuba (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independence from Spain proclaimed on May 20, 1902; revolution established communist state in 1959
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  unitary socialist republic, constitution established February 24, 1976
island nation (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Havana .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Cuba, La Habana) [7006453]
distinguished from ....  Cuba .......... (island)
..................................  (World, North and Central America, Cuba) [7005380]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
CU..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
CU00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
CUB..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 765
Cuba..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
...........  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 592
...........  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 212 ff.
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 772 ff.
...........  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 116
...........  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-24
...........  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 48
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 302
Cuban..........  [VP]
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 10
Cuba, Republic of..........  [Grove Art Preferred, VP]
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
ISO192..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
Kuba..........  [VP]
...........  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 371
República de Cuba..........  [VP]
................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 581
Republic of Cuba..........  [VP]
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 156-157
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République de Cuba..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Куба..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Республика Куба..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
古巴..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
古巴共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
هوبا..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
جُهور ةً هوبا..........  [VP]
..........................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 581
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 592
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 156-157
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 212 ff.
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 371
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 772 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 765
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 116
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-24
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 48
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 10
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 302
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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