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ID: 1000169
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000169

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 01 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 1.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 038 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 38.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Especially noted for populations of animals and early hominid sites; Masai invaded in 18th century; area was traversed by caravans of Arabs and Swahili-speakers searching for ivory; visited by British in 19th century; was under British control until independence; official languages are English and Swahili, though numerous other tribal languages are also spoken.

Names:
Kenya (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Kenya (French-P,U,N)
Kenya (Swahili-P,U,N)
Kenya (Spanish-P,U,N)
Jamhuri ya Kenya (C,V,O,Swahili,U,N)
Republic of Kenya (C,V,O,English,U,N)
République du Kenya (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Kenya (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Kenia (C,O)
Quênia (C,O)
Кения (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Кения (C,O,Russian,U)
肯尼亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
肯尼亚共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ه اًَِ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ه اًَِ (C,O,Arabic,U)
KEN (C,O,ISO3L)
KE (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO404 (C,O,ISO3N)
KE00 (C,O,FIPS)
East Africa Protectorate (H,V)  ............ 1895-1920
British East Africa Protectorate (H,V)  ............ 1895-1920
Kenya Colony (H,V)
Kenya Protectorate (H,V)
Kenyan (C,O)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  fully independent 1963
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1964
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  British, early 19th cen.-1963
colony (H)  ............  British, 1920-1963
protectorate (H)  ............  British, 1895-1920

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Nairobi .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Kenya, Nairobi City) [7001116]
historical connection ....  British East Africa .......... (former territory/colony/dependent state)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8711612]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1963
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1963

Sources and Contributors:
Кения..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Республика Кения..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
肯尼亚..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
肯尼亚共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
ه اًَِ..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
جُهور ةً ه اًَِ..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
British East Africa Protectorate..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 601
East Africa Protectorate..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 601
ISO404..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
Jamhuri ya Kenya..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 642
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
KE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
KE00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
KEN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
Kenia..........  [VP]
..............  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1150
Kenya..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 806 ff.
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-47
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 601
Kenya Colony..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 6 April 2017
Kenyan..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 20
Kenya Protectorate..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 April 2017
Quênia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
República de Kenya..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
Republic of Kenya..........  [VP]
................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
République du Kenya..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 780
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 642
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1150
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 806 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767; 780
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 346
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-47
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 20
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 601
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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