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ID: 1000111
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000111

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 105 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 105.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Modern single-party people’s republic with one legislative house. It is the largest of all Asian countries and has the largest population of any country in the world. Occupying nearly the entire East Asian landmass, it occupies approximately one-fourteenth of the land area of Earth. Official language is Mandarin Chinese, though standard Chinese, Yue, Wu, Minbei, Minnan, Xiang, Gan, Hakka and minority languages are also spoken; Pinyin is official romanized form of writing.

Names:
Zhongguo (preferred,C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)  ............ National Official name, short form
Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo (C,V,O,Chinese (transliterated),U,N)
Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo (Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Zhonghua (C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin),U,N)  ............ Pinyin romanization of the name
China (C,O,English-P,U,N)
China (Spanish-P,U,N)
China, People's Republic of (C,O,English,U)
People's Republic of China (C,O,English,U,N)
Zhong Guo (C,V)
Zhonghua Renmin Gonghe Guo (C,V)
Chung-hua Jen-min Kung-ho-kuo (C,V)
Chung-hua Jen-min-kung-ho-kuo (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Chung-hua (C,V,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,U,N)  ............ Wade-Giles romanization of the name
Chine (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République populaire de Chine (C,O,French,U,N)
República Popular China (C,V,Spanish,U)
Cina (C,O)
中国 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
中华人民共和国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
Китай (C,V,Russian-P,U)
Китайская Народная Республика (C,V,Russian,U)
اصًين (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً اصًين اضًعب ةَ (C,V,Arabic,U)
CHN (C,O,ISO3L)
CN (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO156 (C,O,ISO3N)
CH00 (C,O,FIPS)
CH (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Chinese (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of East Asia (general region)  ........  East Asia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Zhongguo (nation)  ............  Zhongguo (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  first unified 350 BC-CE 220; as independent of European colonial influence, from early 20th century
primary political unit (C)
independent political entity (C)
republic (C)  ............  first established 1912; Communist regime, after 1945
empire (H)  ............  under many rulers, ended 1912

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Beijing .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Zhongguo, Beijing Shi) [7001758]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945
successor of ....  China .......... (former nation/state/empire)
......................  (World, Asia) [8697460]

Sources and Contributors:
中国..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
中华人民共和国..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Китай..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Китайская Народная Республика..........  [VP]
..................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
اصًين..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
جُهور ةً اصًين اضًعب ةَ..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
CH..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
CH00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
China..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 574 ff.
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plates 21-24
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 46
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
China, People's Republic of..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chine..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
Chinese..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 8
CHN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
Chung-hua..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 221
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 257
Chung-hua Jen-min Kung-ho-kuo..........  [VP]
..................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 584
..................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 257
Chung-hua Jen-min-kung-ho-kuo..........  [VP]
..................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Cina..........  [VP]
...........  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 640
CN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
ISO156..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
People's Republic of China..........  [VP]
...............................................  CIA, World Fact Book (1998) accessed 06/15/99
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
República Popular China..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
République populaire de Chine..........  [VP]
..................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
..................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Zhongguo..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 81
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Zhong Guo..........  [VP]
....................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
Zhonghua..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 3:221 ff.
Zhonghua Renmin Gonghe Guo..........  [VP]
...............................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 133-135
Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo..........  [VP]
............................................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 221 ff.
............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 574 ff.
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 584
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 133-135
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 640
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1998) accessed 06/15/99
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 221; III, 221 ff.; 3:221 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764; 777
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1900673
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 81
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plates 21-24
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 46
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 8
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 257; 260
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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