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ID: 7000489
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 08 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 8.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 039 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 39.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Region was part of an ancient nation, dominated by Egypt and the Sabaeans; was Christian enclave isolated by Muslim conquest of adjacent area; European contact 15th century; modern Ethiopia is defined as the area conquered Theodore II in 1855; civil unrest 1980-1990s; official language is Amharic, though Tigrinya, Orominga, Arabic and English are also spoken.

Names:
Ityop'iya (preferred,C,V,Amharic (transliterated)-P,U)
YeItyop'iya Federalawi Dimokrasiyawi Ripeblik (C,V,O,Amharic (transliterated),U)
Ītyop'iya (C,V,Amharic (transliterated),U)
Ityopiya (C,V,Amharic (transliterated),U)
YeĒtiyop'iya (C,V)
Ethiopia (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (C,O,English,U)
Etiopia (C,O)
Ethiopië (C,O)
Éthiopie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République fédérale démocratique d'Ethiopie (C,O,French,U)
Äthiopien (C,O)
Etiópia (C,O)
Etiopía (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
República Democrática Federal de Etiopía (C,O,Spanish,U)
Yaitopya (C,O)
ኢትዮጵያ (C,V,Amharic (transliterated),U)
የኢትዮጵያ ፈደራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ (C,V,O,Amharic (transliterated),U)
Эфиопия (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Федеративная Демократическая Республика Эфиопия (C,O,Russian,U)
埃塞俄比亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
埃塞俄比亚联邦民主共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
إث وَب اَ (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً إث وَب اَ الدّيملراط ةَ الاتحاد ةً (C,V,Arabic,U)
ETH (C,O,ISO3L)
ET (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO231 (C,O,ISO3N)
ET00 (C,O,FIPS)
Transitional Government of Ethiopia (H,O)  ............ effective after July 1991
Hebretesebawit Ityopia (H,V)
YeĒityop'iya Hezbawi Dimokrasīyawā Republēk (H,V)
People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (H,O)  ............ government overthrown May 1991
Ethiopian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ethiopia (nation)  ........  Ethiopia (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independent from Italy since 1941
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  since 1975
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  Italian, 1882-1896, 1935-1941
empire (H)  ............  emperor deposed September 1974

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Ādīs Ābeba .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Ethiopia, Ādīs Ābeba) [7000485]
historical connection ....  D'mt .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8698179]
historical connection ....  Ifat .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8711679]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945
successor of ....  Abyssinia .......... (general region)
......................  (World, Africa) [7032930]

Sources and Contributors:
ኢትዮጵያ..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
የኢትዮጵያ ፈደራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Эфиопия..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Федеративная Демократическая Республика Эфиопия..........  [VP]
.............................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
埃塞俄比亚..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
埃塞俄比亚联邦民主共和国..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
إث وَب اَ..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
جُهور ةً إث وَب اَ الدّيملراط ةَ الاتحاد ةً..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Äthiopien..........  [VP]
....................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1020
ET..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
ET00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 04/07/99
ETH..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
Ethiopia..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
.................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-16, III-55
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-30
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 380-381
Ethiopian..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 13
Ethiopië..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 232
Éthiopie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 172
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Etiopía..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 757
Etiopia..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 715
Etiópia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia..........  [VP]
.................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Hebretesebawit Ityopia..........  [VP]
.........................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 195-196
ISO231..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Ītyop'iya..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 605
Ityopiya..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Ityop'iya..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 15 June 2009
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia..........  [VP]
.................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 592
.................................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
República Democrática Federal de Etiopía..........  [VP]
.................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
République fédérale démocratique d'Ethiopie..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Transitional Government of Ethiopia..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 593
Yaitopya..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-228
YeĒityop'iya Hezbawi Dimokrasīyawā Republēk..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 592
YeĒtiyop'iya..........  [VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 593
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 604
YeItyop'iya Federalawi Dimokrasiyawi Ripeblik..........  [VP]
..........................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 592
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 593
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 604
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 605
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 195-196
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 172
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1020
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 4; 715
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 757
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 232
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
..................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-16, III-55
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 04/07/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-228
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-30
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 13
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 380; 380-381
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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