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ID: 7005019
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005019

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Macau (semi-independent political entity)  Macau (semi-independent political entity)

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 22.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 113 33 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 113.5500  decimal degrees

Note: Oldest European enclave in China. Macau was settled by the Portuguese in 1557. The name was derived from 14th century Ma Kwok temple; independence from China declared by Portuguese in 1849, recognized by Chinese in 1887; Portugal agreed in 1987 to return it to China in 1999; official languages are Portuguese and Cantonese.

Names:
Macau (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Macao (C,V)
Macao Special Administrative Region of China (C,V)
Macau Special Administrative Region (C,V)
Macau, Região Administrativa Especial de (C,V,Portuguese,U,N)
Região Administrativa Especial de Macau (C,V)
Ao-men (C,V)
Aomen (C,V)
Aomen Tebie Xingzhengqu (C,V)
Macao, Province of (C,O)
Province of Macao (C,O)
Província de Macau (C,O)
MAC (C,O,ISO3L)
MO (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO46 (C,O,ISO3N)
MC00 (C,O,FIPS)
Macanese (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Macau (semi-independent political entity)  ........  Macau (semi-independent political entity) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Portugal (nation)  ........  Portugal (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Macau (semi-independent political entity)  ............  Macau (semi-independent political entity)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Zhongguo (nation)  ........  Zhongguo (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Macau (semi-independent political entity)  ............  Macau (semi-independent political entity)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of East Asia (general region)  ........  East Asia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Macau (semi-independent political entity)  ............  Macau (semi-independent political entity) (P)

Place Types:
semi-independent political entity (preferred, C)  ............  from 1999
primary political unit (C)
special territory (H)  ............  since 1990
overseas territory (H)  ............  Portuguese, recognized in 1887
dependent state (H)  ............  Portuguese until 1999, when it was returned to China

Sources and Contributors:
Ao-men..........  [VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 657
Aomen..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
Aomen Tebie Xingzhengqu..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
ISO46..........  [VP]
..............  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MAC..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Macanese..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-)
Macao..........  [VP]
..............  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-57
Macao, Province of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
Macao Special Administrative Region of China..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
Macau..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 379
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 543
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  DuMont: Portugal (1982) 39
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1955-1959)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 17
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 701
Macau, Região Administrativa Especial de..........  [VP]
.................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008)
Macau Special Administrative Region..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
MC00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 51
MO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Province of Macao..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Província de Macau..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
Região Administrativa Especial de Macau..........  [VP]
.................................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 657
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 379
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 543
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  DuMont: Portugal (1982) 39
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 51
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1955-1959)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 17
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-57
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 701
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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