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ID: 7005685
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 60 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 60.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 096 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -96.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by ancestors of Amerindians and Inuit in Upper Palaeolithic or earlier; evolved diverse cultures over vast area; Norse settlements by 1000 CE; English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese claimed territory from the 16th century; under British control from 1759; official languages are English and French.

Names:
Canada (preferred,C,V,O,English-P,U,N)  ............ derived from Amerindian word for "settlement"
Canada (French-P,U,N)
Kanada (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Canadá (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Канада (C,V,Russian-P,U)
加拿大 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
ويدا (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
CAN (C,O,ISO3L)
CA (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO124 (C,O,ISO3N)
CA00 (C,O,FIPS)
Dominion of Canada (H,V)  ............ after 1867
Canada, Dominion of (H,V)
British North America (H,V)  ............ before 1867
Canadian (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 Canada (nation)  ........  Canada (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
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 Canada (nation)  ............  Canada (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  confederation established in 1867; gained control of its constitution from Britain in 1982
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Ottawa .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Canada, Ontario) [7013088]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1931
member of ....  North Atlantic Treaty Organization .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029610]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
British North America..........  [VP]
......................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 210-213
CA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
CA00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
CAN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
Canada..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 568-569
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 578
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 112-113
.................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 148-150
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 784 ff.
.................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Canadá..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
Canada, Dominion of..........  [VP]
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 148-150
Canadian..........  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Dominion of Canada..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 784-786
ISO124..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
Kanada..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 337
Канада..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
加拿大..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
ويدا..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 568-569
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 578
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 112-113
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 148-150
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 337
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 784 ff.; II, 784-786
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
..................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 210-213
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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