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ID: 1000050
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000050

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 4.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 072 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -72.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was inhabited mainly by Chibchan-speaking peoples at time of Spanish invasion 1525-1559; they were concentrated in western mountainous regions and had no strong political institutions; part of Gran Colombia with Venezuela, Ecuador, and Panama 1819-1903; official language is Spanish.

Names:
Colombia (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Colombia (Spanish-P,U,N)
República de Colombia (C,V,O,Spanish,U,N)
Republic of Colombia (C,O,English,U,N)
Colombie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République de Colombie (C,O,French,U,N)
Kolumbien (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Colômbia (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
Колумбия (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Колумбия (C,O,Russian,U)
哥伦比亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
哥伦比亚共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
هووًمب اَ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً هووًمب اَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
COL (C,O,ISO3L)
CO (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO170 (C,O,ISO3N)
CO00 (C,O,FIPS)
New Granada (H,O)
Colombian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Colombia (nation)  ........  Colombia (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1819, current boundaries established by 1903
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Bogotá .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, Colombia, Distrito Capital de Bogotá) [7005070]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Колумбия..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011)
Республика Колумбия..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011)
哥伦比亚..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011)
哥伦比亚共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011)
هووًمب اَ..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011)
جُهور ةً هووًمب اَ..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011)
CO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
CO00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
COL..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 765
Colombia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 586
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 142-144
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 119
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-22
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 46
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 277-279
Colômbia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Colombian..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 9
Colombie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 46
ISO170..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
Kolumbien..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
New Granada..........  [VP]
.......................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 4 May 2017
República de Colombia..........  [VP]
......................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 576
Republic of Colombia..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 460 ff.
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République de Colombie..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 576
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 586
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 142-144
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 460 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 765; 777
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 119
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-22
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 46
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 9
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 277-279
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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