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ID: 1000175
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000175

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 17 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 17.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 004 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was home to Paleolithic settlements; was traversed by caravans from 300 BCE; Southern region was heart of great Mali Empire 12th-15th century; Moors invaded in 16th century; French controlled area from 1881; official language is French, though languages of Mande group are more widely spoken, including Bambara, Soninke, Malinké, and Dogon (non-Mande Fulani, Songhai, Senufo, and Minianka are also spoken).

Names:
Mali (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Mali (French-P,U,N)
République du Mali (C,V,O,French,U,N)
Republic of Mali (C,O,English,U,N)
Malí (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
República de Malí (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Мали (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Мали (C,O,Russian,U)
马里 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
马里共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
مالي (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً مالي (C,O,Arabic,U)
MLI (C,O,ISO3L)
ML (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO466 (C,O,ISO3N)
ML00 (C,O,FIPS)
Sudanese Republic (H,O)  ............ 1958-1960
République Soudanaise (H,V)  ............ 1958-1960
Soudan français (H,V)  ............ prior to 1958
Sudán Francés (H,V)
Soudanese Republic (H,V)
French Sudan (H,O)  ............ prior to 1958
Malian (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1960
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  initially in French Community in 1958
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  French, 1899-1960
territory (H)  ............  French, 1946-1958
colony (H)  ............  French, until 1946

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Bamako .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Mali, Bamako) [7000468]
historical connection ....  Songhai Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [7032935]
member of ....  French West Africa .......... (federation)
................  (World, Africa) [6002142]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1960

Sources and Contributors:
Мали..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Республика Мали..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
马里..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
马里共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
مالي..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
جُهور ةً مالي..........  [VP]
..........................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
French Sudan..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 717
ISO466..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Mali..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 667
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 389-390
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 735 ff.
...........  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
...........  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-58
...........  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Malí..........  [VP]
...........  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 868
Malian..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 23
ML..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
ML00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 53
MLI..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
República de Malí..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Republic of Mali..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République du Mali..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 663
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
République Soudanaise..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
Soudanese Republic..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
Soudan français..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 717
Sudanese Republic..........  [VP]
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 717
Sudán Francés..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 667
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 663
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 389-390
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 868
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 735 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768; 781
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 53
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-58
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 23
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 717
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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