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ID: 1000059
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000059

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 08 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 8.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 066 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -66.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area settled extensively by 2000 BCE; various tribes of Caribs and Arawaks developed cultures in area that linked Andes civilizations and those of Caribbean and the Amazon basin; sighted by Columbus in 1498; settled by the Spanish by 1520; part of Gran Colombia 1823-1830; official language is Spanish, though various Amerindian dialects are also spoken.

Names:
Venezuela (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ named "little Venice" by Spanish sailors, for villages perched on stilts in the water
Venezuela (Spanish-P,U,N)
Venezuela (French-P,U,N)
República Bolivariana de Venezuela (C,V,O,Spanish,U,N)
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (C,O,English,U,N)
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (C,O,English,U,N)
République bolivarienne du Venezuela (C,O,French,U,N)
Венесуэла (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Боливарианская Республика Венесуэла (C,O,Russian,U)
委内瑞拉 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
委内瑞拉玻利瓦尔共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
فنزو لًا (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً فنزو لًا ا بًو فًَارًة (C,O,Arabic,U)
VEN (C,O,ISO3L)
VE (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO862 (C,O,ISO3N)
VE00 (C,O,FIPS)
República de Venezuela (H,V)  ............ until 1999
Republic of Venezuela (H,O)  ............ until 1999
République de Venezuela (H,O)  ............ until 1999
Estados Unidos de Venezuela (H,V)  ............ 1864-1953
United States of Venezuela (H,O)  ............ 1864-1953
Venezuelan (C,O)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence in 1830
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Caracas .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, Venezuela, Distrito Capital) [7005022]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Венесуэла..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Боливарианская Республика Венесуэла..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
委内瑞拉..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
委内瑞拉玻利瓦尔共和国..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
فنزو لًا..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً فنزو لًا ا بًو فًَارًة..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
Estados Unidos de Venezuela..........  [VP]
...............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1288-1289
ISO862..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
República Bolivariana de Venezuela..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
...........................................................  USBGN Bulletin 22 (2000) 4
República de Venezuela..........  [VP]
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 731
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 748
Republic of Venezuela..........  [VP]
......................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 686-688
......................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République bolivarienne du Venezuela..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
République de Venezuela..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
United States of Venezuela..........  [VP]
...............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1288-1289
VE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
VE00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 94
VEN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
Venezuela..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 12:304 ff.
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 119
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 92
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of..........  [VP]
........................................................  USBGN Bulletin 22 (2000) 4
Venezuelan..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 731
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 748
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 686-688
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 304 ff.; 12:304 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
..................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 94
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 119
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 92
..................  USBGN Bulletin 22 (2000) 4
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1288-1289
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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