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ID: 1000121
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000121

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 036 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 36.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was inhabited by Lower Paleolithic; earliest states formed by 13th century BCE; was part of historic Palestine region; under British protection after 1920; wars with Israel 1948-1949 and 1967; territory West of Jordan River under Israeli control since 1967; official language is Arabic.

Names:
Al Urdun (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U)
Al Mamlakah al Urduniyyah al Hāshimiyyah (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Al-Urdun (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Urdunīyah al Hāshimīyah, Al Mamlakah al (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Al Mamlakah al Urdunīyah al Hāshimīyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Al-Urdunn (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
al-Urdun (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
al-Mamlakah al-Urdunnīyah al-Hāshimīyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Al Mamlaka al Urduniya al Hashemiyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Jordan (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (C,O,English,U,N)
Jordan, Hashemite Kingdom of (C,O)
Hashemite Jordan Kingdom (C,O)
Jordanian Hashimite Kingdom (C,O)
Jordanie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Royaume hachémite de Jordanie (C,O,French,U,N)
Jordania (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Jordanien (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Jordaan (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Reino Hachemita de Jordania (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Jordânia (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
Giordano (C,O,Italian-P,U,N)
الأردن (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
المم ىَة الأرده ةَ ا هًاشِةَ (C,O,O,Arabic,U)
Иордания (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Иорданское Хашимитское Королевство (C,O,Russian,U)
约旦 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
约旦哈希姆王国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
JOR (C,O,ISO3L)
JO (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO400 (C,O,ISO3N)
JO00 (C,O,FIPS)
Sharq el Urdun (C,O)
Sharq el Urdunn (C,O)
Transjordan (H,O)  ............ 1921-1946
Trans-Jordan (H,O)  ............ 1921-1946
Transjordania (H,O)  ............ 1921-1946
Jordanian (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Jordan (nation)  ........  Jordan (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Achaemenid Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Achaemenid Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Jordan (nation)  ............  Jordan (nation) (P,H) 612-330 BCE

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  created in 1921
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)  ............  by treaty, March 22, 1946
kingdom (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
mandate (H)  ............  British, 1923-1946
territory (H)  ............  Turkish, until 1921

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  ʻAmmān .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Jordan, Al ‘Āṣimah) [7002392]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1955

Sources and Contributors:
الأردن..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
المم ىَة الأرده ةَ ا هًاشِةَ..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Иордания..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Иорданское Хашимитское Королевство..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
约旦..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
约旦哈希姆王国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Al Mamlaka al Urduniya al Hashemiyah..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 311
Al Mamlakah al Urdunīyah al Hāshimīyah..........  [VP]
.................................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
Al Mamlakah al Urduniyyah al Hāshimiyyah..........  [VP]
.................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
al-Mamlakah al-Urdunnīyah al-Hāshimīyah..........  [VP]
.................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 633
.................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 640
al-Urdun..........  [VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 311
Al-Urdun..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
Al Urdun..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Al-Urdunn..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
....................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 249
Giordano..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 801
Hashemite Jordan Kingdom..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan..........  [VP]
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
ISO400..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
JO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
JO00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
JOR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
Jordaan..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 371
Jordan..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Holy Land, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
.................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 35
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 60
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Jordan, Hashemite Kingdom of..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Jordania..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 60
Jordânia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
Jordanian..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 19
Jordanian Hashimite Kingdom..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Jordanie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 60
Jordanien..........  [VP]
....................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 331
Reino Hachemita de Jordania..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
Royaume hachémite de Jordanie..........  [VP]
..................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 780
Sharq el Urdun..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Sharq el Urdunn..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Transjordan..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/30/2000
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1989)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 575
Trans-Jordan..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Transjordania..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Urdunīyah al Hāshimīyah, Al Mamlakah al..........  [VP]
.................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 311; 633
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 640
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 311
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 331
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 801
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/30/2000
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 371
..................  Holy Land, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767; 780
..................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 249
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 35
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989)
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 60
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 19
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 575
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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