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ID: 1000143
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000143

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of United Arab Emirates (nation)  United Arab Emirates (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 24 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 24.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 054 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 54.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Federation of 7 internally self-governing emirates on east Arabian Peninsula; region had important Sumerian trading sites by 3000 BCE; conversion to Islam 7th century; Portuguese arrived 16th century; treaties with Britain 1820-1971; Ra's al-Khaymah joined in 1972; official language is Arabic, though English is widely understood.

Names:
Al Imārāt (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Al Imārāt al ʻArabiyyah al Muttaḥidah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Al Imārāt al ʻArabīyah al Muttaḥidah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Al-Imārāt al-ʻArabīyah al-Muttaḥidah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
United Arab Emirates (C,O,English-P,U,N)
U. A. E. (C,V)
Dawlat al-Imārāt al-ʿArabīyah al-Muttaḥidah (C,V)
Émirats arabes unis (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Emiratos Árabes Unidos (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Emirados Árabes Unidos (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Emiratos Arabes Unidos (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Verenigde Arabische Emiraten (C,O,Dutch,U,N)
Объединенные Арабские Эмираты (C,O,Russian-P,U)
阿拉伯联合酋长国 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
الإمارات ا عًرب ةَ المخحدة (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
ARE (C,O,ISO3L)
AE (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO784 (C,O,ISO3N)
AE00 (C,O,FIPS)
Trucial States (H,O)  ............ 1820-1871
Trucial Sheikdoms (H,V)  ............ 1820-1871
Trucial Oman (H,O)  ............ 1820-1871
Trucial Coast (H,O)  ............ 1820-1871
Emirian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Arab Emirates (nation)  ........  United Arab Emirates (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Arabian Peninsula (general region)  ........  Arabian Peninsula (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of United Arab Emirates (nation)  ............  United Arab Emirates (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of United Arab Emirates (nation)  ........  United Arab Emirates (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  with current configuration, since 1972
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
federation (C)  ............  six members, formed 1971; seven members, since 1972

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Abu Dhabi .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi) [7002913]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1971

Sources and Contributors:
Объединенные Арабские Эмираты..........  [VP]
..................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
阿拉伯联合酋长国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
الإمارات ا عًرب ةَ المخحدة..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
AE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
AE00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Al Imārāt..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Al-Imārāt al-ʻArabīyah al-Muttaḥidah..........  [VP Preferred]
...........................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 738
Al Imārāt al ʻArabīyah al Muttaḥidah..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Al Imārāt al ʻArabiyyah al Muttaḥidah..........  [VP]
..............................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
ARE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
Dawlat al-Imārāt al-ʿArabīyah al-Muttaḥidah..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 17 April 2017
Emirados Árabes Unidos..........  [VP]
.........................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Emiratos Arabes Unidos..........  [VP]
.........................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 86
Emiratos Árabes Unidos..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Émirats arabes unis..........  [VP]
...................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 86
Emirian..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 04/04/00
ISO784..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
Trucial Coast..........  [VP]
..........................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 358
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1250
Trucial Oman..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1250
Trucial Sheikdoms..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 17 April 2017
Trucial States..........  [VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 358
U. A. E...........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 17 April 2017
United Arab Emirates..........  [BHA, VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 722
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 673-674
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 138-139
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 33
...................................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 358
...................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 86
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate..........  [VP]
...............................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Verenigde Arabische Emiraten..........  [FDA, VP]
...............................................  FDA Worksheet; unattributed contributor (1986-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 722
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 738
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 673-674
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 04/04/00
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 138-139
..................  FDA Worksheet; unattributed contributor (1986-)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
..................  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 (1985) plate 33
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 358
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 358
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 86
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1250
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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