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ID: 1000180
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000180

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 18 15 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -18.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 035 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by Bantu peoples from the north from 1st-4th centuries; Arabs settled coast 15th century; Portuguese arrived 16th century, expanded to interior after agreement with British 19th century; divided in 2 parts (Mozambique Company Territory and Mozambique Territory) until 1942; official language is Portuguese, though Swahili and local dialects are widely spoken.

Names:
Moçambique (preferred,C,V,Portuguese-P,U,N)
República de Moçambique (C,V,O,Portuguese,U,N)
Mozambique (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Mozambique (French-P,U,N)
Mozambique (Spanish-P,U,N)
Republic of Mozambique (C,O,English,U,N)
République du Mozambique (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Mozambique (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Mosambik (C,O)
State of Mozambique (C,V)
Mosambiek (C,V)
Volksrepublik Mosambik (C,V)
Msumbiji (C,V)
Мозамбик (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Мозамбик (C,O,Russian,U)
莫桑比克 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
莫桑比克共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
موزامب قَ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً موزامب قَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
MOZ (C,O,ISO3L)
MZ (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO508 (C,O,ISO3N)
MZ00 (C,O,FIPS)
República Popular de Moçambique (H,V)
People's Republic of Mozambique (H,O)
République populaire du Mozambique (H,O)
Província de Moçambique (H,V)
Colónia de Moçambique (H,V)
Province de Mozambique (H,V)
Portuguese East Africa (H,O)  ............ until 1975
Mozambican (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence June 1975
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  Portuguese, early 16th cen.-1975
province (H)  ............  Portuguese, 1951-1975

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Maputo .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Mozambique, Cidade de Maputo) [7000399]
historical connection ....  Matapa .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8698199]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1995
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1975

Sources and Contributors:
Мозамбик..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Республика Мозамбик..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
莫桑比克..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
莫桑比克共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
موزامب قَ..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جُهور ةً موزامب قَ..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Colónia de Moçambique..........  [VP]
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 10 April 2017
ISO508..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Moçambique..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
Mosambiek..........  [VP]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 10 April 2017
Mosambik..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982)
MOZ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
Mozambican..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 25
Mozambique..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 678
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-65
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 70
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Msumbiji..........  [VP]
.................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 10 April 2017
MZ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
MZ00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 57
People's Republic of Mozambique..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
Portuguese East Africa..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 797
Province de Mozambique..........  [VP]
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 10 April 2017
Província de Moçambique..........  [VP]
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 10 April 2017
República de Moçambique..........  [VP]
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 663
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 675
República de Mozambique..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
República Popular de Moçambique..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 429-430
Republic of Mozambique..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Newsletter (1991) 1991-02-10, III-14
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République du Mozambique..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Newsletter (1991) 1991-02-10, III-14
République populaire du Mozambique..........  [VP]
...........................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
State of Mozambique..........  [VP]
...................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 10 April 2017
Volksrepublik Mosambik..........  [VP]
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 10 April 2017
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 678
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 663
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 675
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 429-430
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982)
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769; 781
..................  ISO Newsletter (1991) 1991-02-10, III-14
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 57
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-65
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 70
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 25
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 797
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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