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ID: 7006213
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7006213

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Cook Islands (dependent state)  Cook Islands (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 05 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -16.0830  decimal degrees
Long: 161 35 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -161.5830  decimal degrees

Note: Widely scattered islands in Pacific, 2000 miles NE of New Zealand; settled by Polynesians 150 BCE-1000 CE; charted by Spanish 1595; visited by British Captain Cook, for whom they are named, 1773; gained self-government in association with New Zealand 1965; official language is English, though local Polynesian languages are also widely spoken.

Names:
Cook Islands (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,B)
Cooks Islands (C,V,English,U,N)
Kūki 'Āirani (C,V)
Islas Cook (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Ilhas Cook (C,O,Portuguese,U,N)
Cook-Inseln (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Cook, Îles (C,O,French-P,U,N)
COK (C,O,ISO3L)
CK (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO184 (C,O,ISO3N)
CW00 (C,O,FIPS)
Hervey Islands (H,O)
Howard Islands (H,V)
Cook Islander (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Cook Islands (dependent state)  ........  Cook Islands (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of New Zealand (nation)  ........  New Zealand (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Cook Islands (dependent state)  ............  Cook Islands (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  of New Zealand, since 1965
primary political unit (C)
inhabited region (C)  ............  probably since 3rd cen. BC
annex (H)  ............  of New Zealand, 1901-1965
protectorate (H)  ............  British, 1888-1901

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Avarua .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Cook Islands) [1098683]

Sources and Contributors:
CK..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
COK..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 765
Cook, Îles..........  [VP]
.......................  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
Cook-Inseln..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Cook Islander..........  [VP]
..........................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Cook Islands..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 149-150
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 2 February 2015
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 May 2017
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-22
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 288-289
Cooks Islands..........  [VP]
..........................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
CW00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Hervey Islands..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 202
Howard Islands..........  [VP]
.............................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 2 February 2015
Ilhas Cook..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Islas Cook..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
ISO184..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
Kūki 'Āirani..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 May 2017
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 149-150
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 202
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 765; 777
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 May 2017
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-22
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 288-289
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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