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ID: 7015386
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7015386

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 4.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 056 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -56.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by Surinen peoples, who were driven out by other Amerindians before the 16th century; Spain claimed area 1593; Dutch settled, in dispute with British during the 17th century; Africans came as slaves in the 17th century, then indentured servants from China, Java, and India arrived; official language is Dutch, though Hindustani, Javanese, Chinese, Spanish, and the local language (Sranang Tongo) are also spoken. Dutch colony until 1954, then a Dutch constituent state until 1975, when Suriname became independent.

Names:
Suriname (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Suriname (Spanish-P,U,N)
Suriname (French-P,U,N)
Suriname (Dutch-P,U)
Republiek Suriname (C,V,O,Dutch,U,N)
Republiek van Suriname (C,V,Dutch,U)
Suriname, Republiek van (C,V,Dutch,U,N)
Republic of Suriname (C,V,English,U,N)
Suriname, Republic of (C,V,English,U,N)
République du Suriname (C,V,French,U,N)
República de Suriname (C,V,Spanish,U,N)
Surinam (C,V,English,U,N)
Republic of Surinam (C,V)
Surinam, Republic of (C,V)
Суринам (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Суринам (C,O,Russian,U)
苏里南 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
苏里南共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
سور يًام (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً سور يًام (C,O,Arabic,U)
SUR (C,O,ISO3L)
SR (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO740 (C,O,ISO3N)
NS00 (C,O,FIPS)
Dutch Guiana (H,O)  ............ 1667-1954
Netherlands Guiana (H,O)  ............ 1667-1954
Netherland Guiana (H,O)  ............ 1667-1954
Nederlandsch Guyana (H,O)  ............ 1667-1954
Nederlandisch Guyana (H,O)  ............ 1667-1954
Surinamese (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Suriname (nation)  ........  Suriname (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence February 25, 1975
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
colony (H)  ............  Dutch, 1667-1954
territory (H)  ............  Dutch, until 1975

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Paramaribo .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, Suriname, Paramaribo) [7015387]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1975

Sources and Contributors:
Суринам..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Республика Суринам..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
苏里南..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
苏里南共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
سور يًام..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً سور يًام..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Dutch Guiana..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1167-1168
ISO740..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
Nederlandisch Guyana..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
Nederlandsch Guyana..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
Netherland Guiana..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
Netherlands Guiana..........  [VP]
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1167
NS00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
República de Suriname..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
Republic of Surinam..........  [VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 620-621
Republic of Suriname..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 409 ff.
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Republiek Suriname..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 705
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 720
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Republiek van Suriname..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
République du Suriname..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
SR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
SUR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 771
Surinam..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 117
Suriname..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) conventional short form; accessed 19 February 2007
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Suriname, Republic of..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
Suriname, Republiek van..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Surinamese..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 35
Surinam, Republic of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 705
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 720
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 620-621
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 409 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 771; 784
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007; conventional short form
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 117
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 35
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1167; 1167-1168
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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