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ID: 7001669
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001669

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Mayotte (dependent state)  Mayotte (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 50 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -12.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 045 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 45.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Earliest inhabitants came from mainland Africa; Phoenician explorers knew islands; visited by Arabs & Europeans from 16th cen.; when Comoros gained independence in 1975, Mayotte remained French; has status between overseas territory and department; main languages are French and Mahorian (a Swahili dialect).

Names:
Mayotte (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Mahore (C,V)
Collectivité territoriale de Mayotte (C,V)
Territorial entity of Mayotte (C,O)
MYT (C,O,ISO3L)
YT (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO175 (C,O,ISO3N)
Mahoran (C,V,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mayotte (dependent state)  ........  Mayotte (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Comoro Islands (island group)  ........  Comoro Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Mayotte (dependent state)  ............  Mayotte (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Mayotte (dependent state)  ............  Mayotte (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  French since 19th cen., administered separately since 1975
primary political unit (C)
colony (C)  ............  French, 1843-1914
island group (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Collectivité territoriale de Mayotte..........  [VP]
...........................................................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-12, III-48
ISO175..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Mahoran..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-)
Mahore..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 402
Mayotte..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 198
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-60
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 283-284
MYT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-12, III-48
Territorial entity of Mayotte..........  [VP]
..................................................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-12, III-48
YT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 402
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 198
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-12, III-48
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-60
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 283-284
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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