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ID: 1000145
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000145

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Việt Nam (nation)  Việt Nam (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 16.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 106 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 106.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Settled by Annamite Mongoloid nomads 2000 BCE; Chinese control at various times through 15th century; divided North and South by wall 1613, reunified 1802; French control of some territory 19th-20th centuries; divided North and South 1954, Communist North battled USA-backed South 1960s-1975; official language is Vietnamese, though French, Chinese, English, Khmer, and tribal languages are also spoken.

Names:
Việt Nam (preferred,C,V,Vietnamese-P,U,N)
Cộng Hòa Xã Hội Chủ Nghĩa Việt Nam (C,V,O,Vietnamese,U,N)
Cong Hoa Xa Hoi Chu Nghia Viet Nam (C,V)
Công Hòa Xã Hôi Chu Nghĩa Viêt Nam (C,V)
Viet Nam (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Viet Nam (Spanish-P,U,N)
Viet Nam (French-P,U,N)
Socialist Republic of Viet Nam (C,O,English,U,N)  ............ adopted July 2, 1976
Socialist Republic of Vietnam (C,O,English,U,N)
République socialiste du Viet Nam (C,O,French,U,N)
Vietnam (C,V,English,U,N)
Viet-Nam (C,V)
República Socialista de Viet Nam (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Вьетнам (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Социалистическая Республика Вьетнам (C,O,Russian,U)
越南 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
越南社会主义共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ف تَِ نام (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ف تَِ نام الاصتراه ةَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
VNM (C,O,ISO3L)
VN (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO704 (C,O,ISO3N)
VM00 (C,O,FIPS)
Vietnamese (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Indochina (general region)  ........  Indochina (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Việt Nam (nation)  ............  Việt Nam (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Southeast Asia (general region)  ........  Southeast Asia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Việt Nam (nation)  ............  Việt Nam (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  reunification declared in 1976
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Hà Nội .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Việt Nam, Hà Nội) [7001070]
historical connection ....  Vǎn Lang .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Asia) [8698167]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1977

Sources and Contributors:
Вьетнам..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Социалистическая Республика Вьетнам..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
越南..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
越南社会主义共和国..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
ف تَِ نام..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً ف تَِ نام الاصتراه ةَ..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Công Hòa Xã Hôi Chu Nghĩa Viêt Nam..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 692
Cong Hoa Xa Hoi Chu Nghia Viet Nam..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 360
Cộng Hòa Xã Hội Chủ Nghĩa Việt Nam..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
...........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
ISO704..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
República Socialista de Viet Nam..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
République socialiste du Viet Nam..........  [VP]
........................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
Socialist Republic of Vietnam..........  [VP]
..................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1297
Socialist Republic of Viet Nam..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 773
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Vietnam..........  [VP]
.................  Asia-Pacific, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 732
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 25
Viet Nam..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1297
Viet-Nam..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1297
Việt Nam..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Vietnamese..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 40
VM00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 95
VN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
VNM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 773
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Asia-Pacific, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 732
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 692
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 360
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 773; 785
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 95
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 25
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 40
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1297
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1297
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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