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ID: 1000167
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000167

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 11 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 11.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 010 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -10.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Shares name with ancient kingdom to the south; Susu immigrated ca. 900 CE, established small kingdoms by 13th century; Muslims invaded 16th-19th centuries; under French control 19-20th centuries; part of Rivières du Sud and later of French West Africa in late 19th century; official language is French, though Fulani, Malinké, Susu, Kissi, Kpelle, Loma, Basari, and Koniagi are also spoken and taught in schools.

Names:
Guinée (preferred,C,V,French-P,U,N)
République de Guinée (C,V,O)
Guinea (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Guinea (Spanish-P,U,N)
Republic of Guinea (C,O,English,U,N)
República de Guinea (C,O,Spanish,U)
Guinee (C,O)
Guiné (C,O)
Ghinea (C,O)
Гвинея (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Гвинейская Республика (C,O,Russian,U)
几内亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
几内亚共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
غ اًَِ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً غ اًَِ (C,O,Arabic,U)
GIN (C,O,ISO3L)
GN (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO324 (C,O,ISO3N)
GV00 (C,O,FIPS)
People's Revolutionary Republic of Guinea (H,O)
Guinée française (H,V)
French Guinea (H,O)
Guinean (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Guinea (nation)  ........  Guinea (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1958
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)  ............  French, 1849-1958

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Conakry .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Guinea, Conakry) [7000796]
historical connection ....  Wassoulou Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8711893]
member of ....  French West Africa .......... (federation)
................  (World, Africa) [6002142]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1958

Sources and Contributors:
Гвинея..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Гвинейская Республика..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
几内亚..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
几内亚共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
غ اًَِ..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
جُهور ةً غ اًَِ..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
French Guinea..........  [VP]
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 474
Ghinea..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 759
GIN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
GN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
Guiné..........  [VP]
..............  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 710
Guinea..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 627
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 250
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 553 ff.
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 54
Guinean..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 16
Guinée..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 393
Guinee..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 305
Guinée française..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 475
GV00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
ISO324..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
People's Revolutionary Republic of Guinea..........  [VP]
....................................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 553-555
República de Guinea..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Republic of Guinea..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
République de Guinée..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 619
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 779
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 627
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 619
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 250
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 393
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 759
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 553 ff.; V, 553-555
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 305
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767; 779
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 710
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 54
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 16
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 474; 475
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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