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ID: 1000124
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000124

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Al Kuwayt (nation)  Al Kuwayt (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 29.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 047 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 47.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Important oil-producing state on a wedge of desert territory between Iraq and Saudi Arabia; had important civilization by 3rd millennium BCE; was colonized by Greece, passed to Seleucids, then Romans; today ruled by descendants of dynasty founded in 18th century; official language is Arabic, though English is also widely spoken.

Names:
Al Kuwayt (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Dawlat al Kuwayt (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Kuwayt, Dawlat al (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Al-Kuwayt (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Kuwayt (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Dawlat al-Kuwayt (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Kuwait, Dawlat al- (C,V)
Dowlat al Kuwait (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Al Kuwait (C,V)
Al Kuweit (C,V)
Kuwait (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Kuwait (Spanish-P,U,N)
State of Kuwait (C,O,English,U,N)
Koweït (C,O,French-P,U,N)
État du Koweït (C,O,French,U,N)
Estado de Kuwait (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Koeweit (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Koweit (C,O,English,U,N)
Kuweit (C,O,English,U,N)
ا ىًوتً (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
دولة ا ىًوتً (C,V,O,Arabic,U)
Кувейт (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Государство Кувейт (C,O,Russian,U)
科威特 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
科威特国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
KWT (C,O,ISO3L)
KW (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO414 (C,O,ISO3N)
KU00 (C,O,FIPS)
Kuwait, Sheikhdom of (H,O)
Sheikhdom of Kuwait (H,V)
Kuwait, Shaikhdom of (H,O)
Shaikhdom of Kuwait (C,V)
Kuwaiti (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Kuwayt (nation)  ........  Al Kuwayt (nation)
 
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 Al Kuwayt (nation)  ............  Al Kuwayt (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  originally under British protection, since 1914; as independent of Britain, since June, 1961
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Al Kuwayt .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Al Kuwayt, Al ‘Āşimah) [1082419]
member of ....  Arab League .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7000153]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1963

Sources and Contributors:
ا ىًوتً..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
دولة ا ىًوتً..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Кувейт..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Государство Кувейт..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
科威特..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
科威特国..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Al Kuwait..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Al-Kuwayt..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
....................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 253
Al Kuwayt..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
....................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
Al Kuweit..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Dawlat al-Kuwayt..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 638
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 646
Dawlat al Kuwayt..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Dowlat al Kuwait..........  [VP]
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 345
Estado de Kuwait..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
État du Koweït..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 635
ISO414..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
Koeweit..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 382
Koweït..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
Koweit..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 635
KU00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 45
Kuwait..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 49 ff.
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 51
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 635
Kuwait, Dawlat al-..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Kuwaiti..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 20
Kuwait, Shaikhdom of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Kuwait, Sheikhdom of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Kuwayt..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Kuwayt, Dawlat al..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Kuweit..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 635
KW..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
KWT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
Shaikhdom of Kuwait..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Sheikhdom of Kuwait..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
State of Kuwait..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 638
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 646
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 345
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 49 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 382
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 635; 768
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 45
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 253
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 51
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 20
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 635
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 635
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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