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ID: 7004643
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004643

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Puerto Rico (unincorporated territory)  Puerto Rico (unincorporated territory)

Coordinates:
Lat: 18 14 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 18.2333  decimal degrees
Long: 066 33 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -66.5500  decimal degrees

Note: Earliest inhabitants immigrated from Florida or Orinoco basin of South America; was inhabited by Arawaks under threat from Caribs when Columbus visited in 1493; Spanish settlers wiped out Arawaks, brought Africans here as slaves for gold mines & plantations; official language is Spanish, though English is also spoken. Puerto Rico does not have first-order administrative divisions according to CIA World Factbook, instead at the second order it has 78 municipalities.

Names:
Puerto Rico (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ used since 1932, means "rich port"
Puerto Rico (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Puerto Rico (Finnish)
Puerto Rico (Catalan)
Puerto Rico (North Ndebele)
Puerto Rico (Romansh)
Puerto Rico (Swedish)
Puerto Rico (Faroese)
Puerto Rico (Basque)
Puerto Rico (Dutch)
Puerto Rico (Maltese)
Puerto Rico (Northern Sami)
Puerto Rico (Spanish)
Puerto Rico (Afrikaans)
Puerto Rico (Magyar (Hungarian))
Puerto Rico (Shona)
Puerto Rico (German)
Puerto Rico (Somali)
Puerto Rico (Estonian)
Puerto Rico (Danish)
Puerto Rico (Welsh)
Puerto Rico (Breton)
Puerto Rico (Malay (macrolanguage))
Puerto Rico (Greenlandic)
Puerto Rico (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Puerto Rico (Vietnamese)
Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico (C,V,Spanish)
Estado Libre Asociado Puerto Rico (C,V)
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (C,O,English)
Borinquen (C,V,Spanish)
San Juan Bautista (C,V)
PRI (C,O,ISO3L)
PR (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO630 (C,O,ISO3N)
RQ00 (C,V,FIPS)
Puerto Rican (C,V,English,U,A)
Puertorriqueño (C,V,Spanish,U,A)
פוארטו ריקו (C,U,Hebrew )
Borikén (C,U)
i-Puerto Rico (C,U,O,Zulu)
Mpotoriku (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Orílẹ́ède Pọto Riko (C,U,Yoruba)
Portó Ríce (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Portorico (C,U,Italian)
Porto Riko (C,U,Turkish)
Porto Riko (Hausa)
Porto Riko (Bosnian)
Pôrtô Rikô (C,U,Malagasy)
Portoriko (C,U,Slovak)
Portoriko (Czech)
Portoriko (Slovene)
Portoriko (Croatian)
Porto Rîko (C,U,Sangho)
Porto Rikoo (C,U,Fulah)
Portoryko (C,U,Polish)
Potoriko (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Pɔrotoriko (C,U,Bambara)
Pɔtoriko (C,U,Lingala)
Puerto Rikas (C,U,Lithuanian)
Puerto-Riko (C,U,Esperanto)
Púertó Ríkó (C,U,Icelandic)
Puertoriko (C,U,Latvian)
Puerto Riko (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Puerto Riko (Indonesian)
Puerto Riko nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Pueto Liko (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Puɛto Riko (C,U,Akan)
Puwetoriko (C,U,Rundi)
Pwetoriko (C,U,Kikuyu)
Pwetoriko (Swahili (generic))
Territory of Porto Rice (C,U)
Порторико (C,U,Macedonian)
પ્યુઅર્ટો રિકો (C,U,Gujarati)
Пуэрто-Рико (C,U,Russian)
পুয়ের্টোরিকো (C,U,Bengali)
پورتوریکو (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
പോര്‍ട്ടോ റിക്കോ (C,U,Malayalam)
ເປີໂຕລິໂກ (C,U,Lao)
प्युर्टोरिको (C,U,Nepali)
پیورٹو ریکو (C,U,Urdu)
波多黎各 (C,U,Chinese)
Пуерто Рико (C,U,Bulgarian)
पर्टो रीको (C,U,Hindi)
Порто Рико (C,U,Serbian)
पोर्टो रिको (C,U,Marathi)
プエルトリコ (C,U,Japanese)
ပေါ်တူရီကို (C,U,Burmese)
بورتوريكو (C,U,Arabic)
పోటోరికో (C,U,Telugu)
Πουέρτο Ρίκο (C,U,Greek)
ፖርታ ሪኮ (C,U,Tigrinya)
ፖርታ ሪኮ (Amharic)
푸에르토리코 (C,U,Korean)
ಪ್ಯೂರ್ಟೋ ರಿಕೊ (C,U,Kannada)
Пуерто-Ріко (C,U,Ukrainian)
פורטו ריקו (C,U,Hebrew )
ପୁଏର୍ତ୍ତୋ ରିକୋ (C,U,Oriya)
პუერტო რიკო (C,U,Georgian)
பியூர்டோ ரிகோ (C,U,Tamil)
เปอร์โตริโก (C,U,Thai)
ព័រតូរីកូ (C,U,Khmer)
Porto Rico (H,V,French)  ............ used until 1932
Porto Rico (Portuguese)
Porto Rico (Galician)
Porto Rico (Romanian)
St. Juan de Porto Rico (H,V)  ............ original name used on early maps

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Puerto Rico (unincorporated territory)  ........  Puerto Rico (unincorporated territory) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Caribbean (general region)  ........  Caribbean (general region) (P,U)
Hierarchy of Puerto Rico (unincorporated territory)  ............  Puerto Rico (unincorporated territory)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Puerto Rico (unincorporated territory)  ............  Puerto Rico (unincorporated territory) (P)

Place Types:
unincorporated territory (preferred, C)  ............  possession of USA since 1898, commonwealth with internal autonomy since 1952
dependent state (C)
primary political unit (C)
commonwealth (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
colony (H)  ............  Spanish, until ceded to USA during Spanish-American War in 1898
unincorporated area (C)
dependent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  San Juan .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Puerto Rico, San Juan) [7005859]

Sources and Contributors:
פוארטו ריקו..........  [IMJ]
.......................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Порторико..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
પ્યુઅર્ટો રિકો..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Пуэрто-Рико..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
পুয়ের্টোরিকো..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
پورتوریکو..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
പോര്‍ട്ടോ റിക്കോ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
ເປີໂຕລິໂກ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
प्युर्टोरिको..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
پیورٹو ریکو..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
波多黎各..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Пуерто Рико..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
पर्टो रीको..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Порто Рико..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
पोर्टो रिको..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
プエルトリコ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
ပေါ်တူရီကို..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
بورتوريكو..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
పోటోరికో..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Πουέρτο Ρίκο..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
ፖርታ ሪኮ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
푸에르토리코..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
ಪ್ಯೂರ್ಟೋ ರಿಕೊ..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Пуерто-Ріко..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
פורטו ריקו..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
ପୁଏର୍ତ୍ତୋ ରିକୋ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
პუერტო რიკო..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
பியூர்டோ ரிகோ..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
เปอร์โตริโก..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
ព័រតូរីកូ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Borikén..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Borinquen..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 9 May 2017
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico..........  [VP]
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 787-788
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 696
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Estado Libre Asociado Puerto Rico..........  [VP]
........................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 987
i-Puerto Rico..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
ISO630..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
Mpotoriku..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Orílẹ́ède Pọto Riko..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Portó Ríce..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Porto Rico..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 524
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Portorico..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Porto Riko..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Pôrtô Rikô..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Portoriko..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Porto Rîko..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Porto Rikoo..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Portoryko..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Potoriko..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
PR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
PRI..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 783
Pɔrotoriko..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Pɔtoriko..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Puerto Rican..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Puerto Rico..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:761
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
.......................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
.......................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.......................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.......................  Puerto Rico, Los Angeles Times (1992)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 116
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-78
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Puerto Rikas..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Puerto-Riko..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Púertó Ríkó..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Puertoriko..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Puerto Riko..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Puerto Riko nutome..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Puertorriqueño..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 9 May 2017
Pueto Liko..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Puɛto Riko..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Puwetoriko..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Pwetoriko..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
RQ00..........  [VP]
...........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
San Juan Bautista..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 9 May 2017
St. Juan de Porto Rico..........  [VP]
.........................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 761
Territory of Porto Rice..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, IMJ, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 696
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 524
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 761; 2:761
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 787-788
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4566966
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 783
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Puerto Rico, Los Angeles Times (1992)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 116
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-78
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 987
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rico
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 6 October 2015
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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