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ID: 7005605
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Saint Kitts and Nevis (nation)  Saint Kitts and Nevis (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 17 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 17.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 062 45 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -62.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Originally inhabited by Arawaks, who were displaced by Caribs; Columbus arrived in 1493; English settlers arrived in 1623, French in 1628, and Amerindians were driven from the islands; Africans were brought here as slaves; Britain acquired islands in 1783; official language is English.

Names:
Saint Kitts and Nevis (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis (C,V,English,U,N)
Saint Kitts-Nevis (C,V)
St. Kitts-Nevis (C,V)
Saint-Kitts-et-Nevis (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Saint Kitts y Nevis (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Сент-Китс и Невис (C,O,Russian-P,U)
圣基茨和尼维斯 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
ساهت ه دَس وه فَس (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
KNA (C,O,ISO3L)
KN (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO659 (C,O,ISO3N)
SC00 (C,O,FIPS)
Saint Christopher and Nevis (H,V)
Federation of St. Christopher and Nevis (H,V)
Saint Christopher and Nevis, Federation of (H,V)
St. Christopher and Nevis (H,V)
St. Christopher-Nevis (H,V)
Saint Christopher-Nevis (H,V)
San Cristóbal-Nevis (H,O)
Saint-Christophe-Nièves (H,O)
Sankt Christopher-Nevis (H,O)
São Cristóvão-Neves (H,O)
Kittian Nevisian (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 Saint Kitts and Nevis (nation)  ........  Saint Kitts and Nevis (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of West Indies (archipelago)  ....  West Indies (archipelago) (P)
Hierarchy of Lesser Antilles (island group)  ........  Lesser Antilles (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Leeward Islands (island group)  ............  Leeward Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Saint Kitts and Nevis (nation)  ................  Saint Kitts and Nevis (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence from Britain in 1983
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Basseterre .......... (national capital)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint George Basseterre) [1019052]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1983
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1983

Sources and Contributors:
Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis..........  [VP]
....................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 689
....................................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
....................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 689
...........................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Federation of St. Christopher and Nevis..........  [VP]
.................................................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 553-554
ISO659..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
Kittian Nevisian..........  [VP]
.............................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
KN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
KNA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 783
Saint-Christophe-Nièves..........  [VP]
.........................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-31
Saint Christopher and Nevis..........  [VP]
...............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 689
Saint Christopher and Nevis, Federation of..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 312-313
Saint Christopher-Nevis..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1045
Saint Kitts and Nevis..........  [FDA, VP Preferred]
......................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 689
......................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 703
......................................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
......................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
......................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Saint-Kitts-et-Nevis..........  [BHA, VP]
...................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Saint Kitts-Nevis..........  [VP]
................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 807
Saint Kitts y Nevis..........  [VP]
...................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
San Cristóbal-Nevis..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-31
Sankt Christopher-Nevis..........  [VP]
.........................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-31
São Cristóvão-Neves..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
SC00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 74
St. Christopher and Nevis..........  [VP]
............................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
St. Christopher-Nevis..........  [VP]
......................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 553-554
St. Kitts-Nevis..........  [BHA]
.............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Сент-Китс и Невис..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
圣基茨和尼维斯..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
ساهت ه دَس وه فَس..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 689
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 703
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 553-554
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 807
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 312-313
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 783
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 74
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-31
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1045
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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