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ID: 7006653
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 043 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 43.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Area contained ancient kingdoms of Colchis and Iberia; taken by Rome 64 BCE; became Christian 4th century; ruled by Persia (ca. 555) and Arabs (8th century); invaded by Armenians, Mongols, and Turks (1071 and 1600); annexed to Russia 1801; part of Soviet Union from 1922; official language is Georgian.

Names:
Sakartvelo (preferred,C,V,O,Georgian (transliterated)-P,U)
Sak'art'velo (C,V,Georgian (transliterated),U)
Sak'art'velos Respublika (C,V,Georgian (transliterated),U)
Sakartvelos Respublikis (C,V,Georgian (transliterated),U)
Gruzija (C,O)
Gruzinskaya (C,O)
Georgia (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Georgia (Spanish-P,U,N)
Republic of Georgia (C,O,English,U,N)
Georgia, Republic of (C,O,English,U,N)
Géorgie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République de Géorgie (C,O,French,U,N)
საქართველო (C,V,O,Georgian-P,U)
Грузия (C,O,Russian-P,U)
格鲁吉亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
جورج اِ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
GEO (C,O,ISO3L)
GE (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO268 (C,O,ISO3N)
GG00 (C,O,FIPS)
Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (H,V)
Gruzinskaya Sovetskaja Socialističeskaja Respublika (H,V)
Gruzinskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika (H,V)
Gruziya (C,V)
Gruzinskaya SSR (H,V)
Georgian SSR (H,O)
Iberia (H,O)  ............ ancient
Georgian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Georgia (nation)  ........  Georgia (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Soviet Union (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Soviet Union (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Georgia (nation)  ............  Georgia (nation) (P,H) 1921-1991

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  became independent when the USSR was dissolved on December 26, 1991
primary political unit (C)
republic (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Kutaisi .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Georgia, regions under republican jurisdiction) [7010343]
..................  legislative capital
capital is ....  Tbilisi .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Georgia, regions under republican jurisdiction) [7012268]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Independent States .......... (association)
................  (World) [1000094]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1992

Sources and Contributors:
GE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
GEO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-08-28, III-28
Georgia..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 720-721
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 52
.................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) plate 38
Georgian..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 15
Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Georgian SSR..........  [FDA, VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 288
Georgia, Republic of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Géorgie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 52
GG00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Gruzija..........  [BHA]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Gruzinskaya..........  [VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 244
Gruzinskaya Sovetskaja Socialističeskaja Respublika..........  [VP]
...................................................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-98
Gruzinskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika..........  [VP]
......................................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Gruzinskaya SSR..........  [FDA]
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
Gruziya..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Iberia..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 436-437
ISO268..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Republic of Georgia..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-08-28, III-28
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République de Géorgie..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-08-28, III-28
Sakartvelo..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:329
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 435
Sak'art'velo..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 15 June 2009
Sak'art'velos Respublika..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Sakartvelos Respublikis..........  [VP]
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 611
საქართველო..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Грузия..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
格鲁吉亚..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
جورج اِ..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 720-721
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 52; 611
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 244
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 329; 2:329
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 10 August 2004
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
..................  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-08-28, III-28
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-98
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) plate 38
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 288
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 52
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 15
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 435; 436-437
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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