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ID: 1000177
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000177

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 18 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -20.3000  decimal degrees
Long: 057 35 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 57.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Island nation in Indian Ocean; was known to Arab seafarers by 10th century; main island, Mauritius, was charted by Portuguese in 1505; was held by Dutch throughout 17th century, by French most of 18th century; ceded to British 1814 and held until independence; official language is English, though Creole, French, Hindi, Urdu, Hakka, and Bojpoori are also spoken.

Names:
Mauritius (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Republic of Mauritius (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Maurice (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République de Maurice (C,O,French,U,N)
Mauricio (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
República de Mauricio (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Maurício (C,O)
Маврикий (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Маврикий (C,O,Russian,U)
毛里求斯 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
毛里求斯共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
مور ضٌ وَس (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً مور ضٌ وَس (C,O,Arabic,U)
MUS (C,O,ISO3L)
MU (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO480 (C,O,ISO3N)
MP00 (C,O,FIPS)
Mauritian (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independent March 12, 1968
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  Dutch, 1598-1710; French, 1715-1810; British, 1814-1968

Related geographic places:
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1968
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1968

Sources and Contributors:
Маврикий..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Республика Маврикий..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
毛里求斯..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
毛里求斯共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
مور ضٌ وَس..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جُهور ةً مور ضٌ وَس..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
ISO480..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Maurice..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
Mauricio..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 873
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Maurício..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Mauritian..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 24
Mauritius..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 958 ff.
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
....................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-60
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 742-743
MP00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 54
MU..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MUS..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
República de Mauricio..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Republic of Mauritius..........  [VP]
......................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 668
......................................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-28, III-41
République de Maurice..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-28, III-41
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 668
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 873
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 958 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
..................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-28, III-41
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 54
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-60
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 24
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 742-743
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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