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ID: 1000172
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000172

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 25 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 25.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 017 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 17.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Region of modern Libya comprises ancient Tripoli, Cyrenaica, and Fezzan; successively under control of Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Vandals, and Byzantines; Arabs ruled from the 7th century, Turks 16th-20th centuries; named for tribe living in Cyrenaica in 2nd millenium BCE; official language is Arabic, though Italian and English are also widely understood in most cities. The national official long form name of the country is Al Jamāhārīyah al ʻArabīyah al Lībīyah ash Shaʻbīyah al Ishtirākīyah al ʻUz̧má. Name officially changed in 2011. In January of 2013, the official name was changed to State of Libya.

Names:
Lībiyā (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
State of Libya (C,O,English,U)  ............ Official name changed in 2013
Libya (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Jamahiriya arabe libyenne (H,O,French-P,U,N)
Libyenne, Jamahiriya Arabe (H,O,French,U,N)
Jamahiriya arabe libyenne populaire et socialiste (H,O,French,U,N)
Jamahiriya Árabe Libia (H,V,Spanish-P,U,N)
Libia (C,O)
Libye (C,O)
Libie (C,O)
Libië (C,O)
Libyen (C,O)
Líbia (C,O)
Ливийская Арабская Джамахирия (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Социалистическая Народная Ливийская Арабская Джамахирия (C,O,Russian,U)
阿拉伯利比亚民众国 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
阿拉伯利比亚人民社会主义民众国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
الجاهيرًة ا عًرب ةَ ا بٌََ ةِ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
الجاهيرًة ا عًرب ةَ ا بٌََ ةِ اضًعب ةَ الاصتراه ةَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
LBY (C,O,ISO3L)
LY (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO434 (C,O,ISO3N)
LY00 (C,O,FIPS)
al-Jamāhīrīyah al-ʻArabīyah al-Lībīyah ash-Shaʻbīyah al-Ishtirākīyah (H,V)  ............ 1977-2011
Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (H,O,English,U,N)  ............ 1977-2011
Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (H,O)  ............ 1977-2011
The Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (H,O,English,U,N)  ............ 1977-2011
Socialist Peoples' Libyan Arab Republic (H,O,English,U,N)  ............ 1977-2011
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (H,O,English,U,N)  ............ 1977-2011
Kingdom of Libya (H,O)  ............ 1951-1969
United Kingdom of Libya (H,V)  ............ 1951-1969
Libyan (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Libya (nation)  ........  Libya (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence in 1951
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
kingdom (H)  ............  1951-1969
controlled region (H)  ............  Italian, 1914-1943

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Tripoli .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Libya, Tripoli) [7000630]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1955

Sources and Contributors:
Ливийская Арабская Джамахирия..........  [VP]
..................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Социалистическая Народная Ливийская Арабская Джамахирия..........  [VP]
.........................................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
阿拉伯利比亚民众国..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
阿拉伯利比亚人民社会主义民众国..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
الجاهيرًة ا عًرب ةَ ا بٌََ ةِ..........  [VP]
..................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
الجاهيرًة ا عًرب ةَ ا بٌََ ةِ اضًعب ةَ الاصتراه ةَ..........  [VP]
...................................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
al-Jamāhīrīyah al-ʻArabīyah al-Lībīyah ash-Shaʻbīyah al-Ishtirākīyah..........  [VP]
...........................................................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 643
...........................................................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 653
Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya..........  [VP]
.............................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 June 2009
ISO434..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
Jamahiriya Árabe Libia..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 18 June 2009
Jamahiriya arabe libyenne..........  [VP]
............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 18 June 2009
Jamahiriya arabe libyenne populaire et socialiste..........  [VP]
................................................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 780
Kingdom of Libya..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 668-669
LBY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
Libia..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
..............  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 292
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
Líbia..........  [VP]
..............  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 836
Libië..........  [VP]
..............  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 439
Libie..........  [VP]
..............  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 294
Lībiyā..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
.................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 225
Libya..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 659
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 335 ff.
..............  ISO Newsletter VI-11 (2011)
..............  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-54
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Libyan..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 21
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya..........  [BHA, VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
.........................................  ISO Newsletter VI-11 (2011)
.........................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 64
Libye..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Harrap's French/English Dictionary(1972) II, L:17
Libyen..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1167
Libyenne, Jamahiriya Arabe..........  [VP]
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 780
LY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
LY00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 50
Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya..........  [VP]
....................................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
....................................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Socialist Peoples' Libyan Arab Republic..........  [VP]
.................................................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 519
State of Libya..........  [VP]
.............................  Zaptia, State of Libya, Libya Herald (2013) accessed 25 July 2013
The Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya..........  [VP]
...................................................................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 362-363
United Kingdom of Libya..........  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 5 July 2004
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 659
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 643
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 653
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 362-363
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 519
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 294
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1167
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 292
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 335 ff.
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 5 July 2004
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 439
..................  Harrap's French/English Dictionary(1972) II, L:17
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768; 780
..................  ISO Newsletter VI-11 (2011)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 50
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 836
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 225
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-54
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 64
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 21
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 668-669
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  ISO Newsletter VI-11 (2011)
..........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013

 

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