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ID: 1000105
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000105

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 24 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 24.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 090 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 90.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was ancient home of Hindu religion; Buddhism introduced 3rd century; ruled by Afghans 14th century and Moguls 16th century; part of Bengal province of British India 18th-20th centuries; approximate boundaries were first established when Bengal was divided in 1947; official language is Bengali, though English is used for legal and commercial purposes.

Names:
Bāṁlādesh (preferred,C,V,Bengali (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Gaṇaprajātantrī Bāṁlādesh (C,V,O,Bengali (transliterated),U)
Bangladesh (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Bangladesh (Spanish-P,U,N)
Bangladesh (French-P,U,N)
Bangladesh (Bengali (transliterated),U,N)
People's Republic of Bangladesh (C,V,English,U,N)
République populaire du Bangladesh (C,O,French,U,N)
Repūblica Popular de Bangladesh (C,V,Spanish,U)
Gana Prajatantri Bangladesh (C,V,Bengali (transliterated),U,N)
Gana Prajātantrī Bangladesh (C,V,Bengali (transliterated),U,N)
Bangladesch (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Bangla Desj (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
বাংলাদেশ (C,V,Bengali-P,U)
গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ (C,V,Bengali,U)
Бангладеш (C,V,Russian-P,U)
Народная Республика Бангладеш (C,V,Russian,U)
孟加拉国 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
孟加拉人民共和国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
بيغلادشٌ (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً بيغلادشٌ اضًعب ةَ (C,V,Arabic,U)
BGD (C,O,ISO3L)
BD (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO050 (C,O,ISO3N)
BG00 (C,O,FIPS)
East Bengal (H,V)  ............ from August 15, 1947
East Pakistan (H,V)  ............ 1955-1971
Bangladeshi (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of South Asia (subcontinent)  ........  South Asia (subcontinent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bāṁlādesh (nation)  ............  Bāṁlādesh (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  declared independence 1971
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
province (H)  ............  of Pakistan, 1947-1971

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Dhaka .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Bāṁlādesh, Dhaka division) [7002586]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1972
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1974

Sources and Contributors:
বাংলাদেশ..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Бангладеш..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Народная Республика Бангладеш..........  [VP]
..................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
孟加拉国..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
孟加拉人民共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
بيغلادشٌ..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
جُهور ةً بيغلادشٌ اضًعب ةَ..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Bāṁlādesh..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 11 June 2009
Bangladesch..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Bangladesh..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 560
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 552
.......................  FIPS Change Notice, no. 1 (1998) 3
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 28
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-8
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 40
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 114
Bangladeshi..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 5
Bangla Desj..........  [VP]
.......................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 50
BD..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
BG00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
BGD..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
East Bengal..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 136
East Pakistan..........  [VP]
..........................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
Gaṇaprajātantrī Bāṁlādesh..........  [VP]
............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Gana Prajatantri Bangladesh..........  [VP]
...............................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 57-58
Gana Prajātantrī Bangladesh..........  [VP]
...............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 551
ISO050..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
People's Republic of Bangladesh..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
.....................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Repūblica Popular de Bangladesh..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
République populaire du Bangladesh..........  [VP]
...........................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 776
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 551
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 560
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 552
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 57-58
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 50
..................  FIPS Change Notice, no. 1 (1998) 3
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11; 12
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 763; 776
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 28
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-8
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 40
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 5
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 114; 136
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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