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ID: 1000131
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000131

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 21 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 21.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 057 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 57.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Western border is undefined; area was inhabited by 10,000 BCE; possibly was Magan of Sumerian legend; Islam arrived in 7th century; was subject to Portugal 16th century; was core of powerful Arab state; British from 19th century; suffered civil strife in 20th century; official language is Arabic, though English is also widely spoken.

Names:
ʻUmān (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Salṭanat ʻUmān (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Oman (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Oman (French-P,U,N)
Sultanate of Oman (C,O)
Sultanat d'Oman (C,O,French,U,N)
Omã (C,O)
Omán (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Sultanía de Omán (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
عمان (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
س طَية عمان (C,O,O,Arabic,U)
Оман (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Султанат Оман (C,O,Russian,U)
阿曼 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
阿曼苏丹国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
OMN (C,O,ISO3L)
OM (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO512 (C,O,ISO3N)
MU00 (C,O,FIPS)
Masqaţ and Oman (H,V)
Muscat and Oman (H,V)
Masqat and Oman (H,V)
Magan (H,V)  ............ from Sumerian sources of 4th mill. BC, possibly this historic area corresponds to modern 'Umān
Makan (H,V)
Omani (C,V,English,U,A)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Arabian Peninsula (general region)  ........  Arabian Peninsula (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of ʻUmān (nation)  ............  ʻUmān (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of ʻUmān (nation)  ........  ʻUmān (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independence recognized internationally in 1970
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
sultanate (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  Portuguese, 1508-17th century

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Masqaṭ .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, ʻUmān, Masqaṭ region) [7018048]
historical connection ....  Muscat and Oman, Sultanate of .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Asia) [8711810]
member of ....  Arab League .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7000153]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1971

Sources and Contributors:
Оман..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Султанат Оман..........  [VP]
..........................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
阿曼..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
阿曼苏丹国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
عمان..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
س طَية عمان..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
ISO512..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Magan..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 944 ff.
Makan..........  [VP]
..............  AATA database (1995-)
Masqat and Oman..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 890-891
Masqaţ and Oman..........  [VP]
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 477-478
MU00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 55
Muscat and Oman..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 803
OM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Omã..........  [VP]
...........  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-32
Oman..........  [BHA, VP]
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 477-478
...........  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 33
...........  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 72
...........  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Omán..........  [VP]
...........  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 72
Omani..........  [VP]
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 27
OMN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
Salṭanat ʻUmān..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 687
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 944-945
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Sultanat d'Oman..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 782
Sultanate of Oman..........  [VP]
................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Sultanía de Omán..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
ʻUmān..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 686
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 687
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 686
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 477-478
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 944 ff.; VIII, 944-945
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770; 782
..................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 55
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-32
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 33
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 72
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 27
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 890-891
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 803
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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