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ID: 1000122
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000122

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 127 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 127.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Shares history with Korean Peninsula; part of Chosŏn kingdom established by Chinese 12th century BCE; China dominated from 3rd century BCE; Buddhism arrived 4th century; invaded by Mongols 13th century, by Japanese 16th century; divided from South Korea after WW II; official language is Korean (an Altaic language with Chinese loanwords).

Names:
Chosŏn (preferred,C,V,Korean, transliterated-P,U,N)
Chosŏn-minjujuŭi-inmin-konghwaguk (C,V,O,Korean, transliterated,U,N)
Chosŏn-minjujuŭi-inmīn-konghwaguk (C,V,Korean, transliterated,U,N)
Chosŏn Minjujuŭi In'min Konghwaguk (C,V,Korean, transliterated,U,N)
Choson Minchu-chui Inmin Konghwa-Guk (C,V)
Chosŏn M. I. K. (C,V,Korean, transliterated,U,N)
Choson (C,V)  ............ unofficial local name that is most often used
Democratic People's Republic of Korea (C,O,English,U,N)
Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (C,O,English,U,N)
North Korea (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Korea, North (C,O,English,U,N)
Korea, People’s Democratic Republic of (C,V)
People’s Democratic Republic of Korea (C,V)
Korean People’s Republic (C,V)
Corée du Nord (C,O,French,U,N)
République populaire démocratique de Corée (C,O,French-P,U,N)
República Popular Democrática de Corea (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Corea del Norte (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Noord Korea (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Nordkorea (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Coréia do Norte (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
조선 (C,V,Korean-P,U)
조선 민주주의 인민 공화국 (C,V,O,Korean,U)
Корейская Народно-Демократическая Республика (C,O,Russian-P,U)
朝鲜民主主义人民共和国 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
جُهور ةً هوريا اضًعب ةَ الدّيملراط ةَ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
PRK (C,O,ISO3L)
KP (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO408 (C,O,ISO3N)
KN00 (C,O,FIPS)
North Korean (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Korean Peninsula (peninsula)  ........  Korean Peninsula (peninsula) (P)
Hierarchy of Chosŏn (nation)  ............  Chosŏn (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  as separate from South Korea, since 1948
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  Communist, established 1948
controlled region (H)  ............  Japanese, 1890s-August 1945

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  P'yŏngyang .......... (special city)
..................  (World, Asia, Chosŏn) [1081962]
historical connection ....  Kojosŏn .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Asia) [8711700]
historical connection ....  Korean Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Asia) [8711784]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1991

Sources and Contributors:
조선..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
조선 민주주의 인민 공화국..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Корейская Народно-Демократическая Республика..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
朝鲜民主主义人民共和国..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
جُهور ةً هوريا اضًعب ةَ الدّيملراط ةَ..........  [VP]
..............................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Choson..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Chosŏn..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 16 June 2009
Chosŏn M. I. K...........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  FDA Worksheet; unattributed contributor (1986-)
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.............................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
Choson Minchu-chui Inmin Konghwa-Guk..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Chosŏn Minjujuŭi In'min Konghwaguk..........  [VP Preferred]
...........................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 644
Chosŏn-minjujuŭi-inmīn-konghwaguk..........  [VP]
........................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Chosŏn-minjujuŭi-inmin-konghwaguk..........  [VP]
........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
........................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
Corea del Norte..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Corée du Nord..........  [BHA, VP]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Coréia do Norte..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Democratic People's Republic of Korea..........  [VP]
..............................................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 48
..............................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
..............................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 623-624
ISO408..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
KN00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 44
Korea, Democratic People's Republic of..........  [BHA, VP]
.................................................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Korea, North..........  [VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 636
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 339-340
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 958 ff.
Korean People’s Republic..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 April 2017
Korea, People’s Democratic Republic of..........  [VP]
.................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 April 2017
KP..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
Noord Korea..........  [VP]
.......................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 382
Nordkorea..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
North Korea..........  [VP]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 21
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-69
North Korean..........  [VP]
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
People’s Democratic Republic of Korea..........  [VP]
..............................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 April 2017
PRK..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
República Popular Democrática de Corea..........  [VP]
.................................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
République populaire démocratique de Corée..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 636
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 644
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 339-340
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 958 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 382
..................  FDA Worksheet; unattributed contributor (1986-)
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768; 777
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 44
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 21
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-69
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 48
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 623-624
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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