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ID: 1000132
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000132

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 28 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 28.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 084 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 84.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Landlocked region isolated by Himalayas; cultural and religious center by the 4th century; under medieval Buddhist and Hindu Rajput dynasties of India; Gurkha king overthrew ruling Mallas in the 18th century; expansion into India caused war with Britain in the early 19th century; official language is Nepalese, though English and many indigenous languages are also spoken.

Names:
Nepāl (preferred,C,V,Nepali (transliterated)-P,U)
Saṁghīya Loktāntrik Gaṇatantra Nepāl (C,V,O,Nepali (transliterated),U)
Nepāl Adhirājya (C,V)
Sri Nepala Sarkar (C,V)
Nepal (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Nepal (Spanish-P,U,N)
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (C,O,English,U)
Kingdom of Nepal (C,O)
Népal (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République fédérale démocratique du Népal (C,O,French,U)
Royaume du Népal (C,O,French,U,N)
República Democrática Federal de Nepal (C,O,Spanish,U)
नेपाल (C,O,Nepali-P,U)
संघीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतरि नेपाल (C,O,O,Nepali,U)
Непал (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Федеративная Демократическая Республика Непал (C,O,Russian,U)
尼泊尔 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
尼泊尔联邦民主共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ه بُال (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ه بُال الدّيملراط ةَ الاتحاد ةً (C,O,Arabic,U)
NPL (C,O,ISO3L)
NP (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO524 (C,O,ISO3N)
Nepala (H,V)
Nepalese (C,O,English,U,A)
NP00 (C,O,FIPS)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  recognized by Britain in 1923
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
kingdom (C)  ............  from 11th cen.
constitutional monarchy (C)  ............  established 1951

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Kathmandu .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Nepāl, Bāgmatī) [1083294]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1955

Sources and Contributors:
Непал..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
尼泊尔..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
ه بُال..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Федеративная Демократическая Республика Непал..........  [VP]
..........................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
尼泊尔联邦民主共和国..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جُهور ةً ه بُال الدّيملراط ةَ الاتحاد ةً..........  [VP]
.................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
नेपाल..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
संघीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतरि नेपाल..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal..........  [VP]
...........................................................  ISO Newsletter VI-3 (2008) accessed 10 January 2013
...........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
ISO524..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Kingdom of Nepal..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Nepal..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 645
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 351
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 821
Nepāl..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 679
..............  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 276
Népal..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 509
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 70
Nepala..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
Nepāl Adhirājya..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 666
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 678
Nepalese..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 26
NP..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
NP00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 60
NPL..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
República Democrática Federal de Nepal..........  [VP]
.................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
République fédérale démocratique du Népal..........  [VP]
....................................................................  ISO Newsletter VI-3 (2008) accessed 10 January 2013
Royaume du Népal..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
Saṁghīya Loktāntrik Gaṇatantra Nepāl..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Sri Nepala Sarkar..........  [VP]
................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 442
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 666
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 678
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 679
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 442
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 645
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 509
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769; 781
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 60
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 276
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 351
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 70
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 26
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 821
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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