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ID: 1000185
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000185

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -19.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 029 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 29.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Home to Stone Age cultures 500,000 BCE; Khoisan and Niger-Kordofanian peoples arrived 3000 BCE-1000; Bantu-speaking peoples came 5th-10th centuries, driving San people into the desert; Zulu kingdom flourished 19th century; overseen by British South Africa Company 1889; official language is English, with Shona and Sindebele widely spoken.

Names:
Zimbabwe (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ since 1980
Zimbabwe (French-P,U,N)
Zimbabwe (Spanish-P,U,N)
Republic of Zimbabwe (C,V,O,English,U,N)
République du Zimbabwe (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Zimbabwe (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Simbawe (C,O)
Зимбабве (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Зимбабве (C,O,Russian,U)
津巴布韦 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
津巴布韦共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
زمبابوي (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً زمبابوي (C,O,Arabic,U)
ZWE (C,O,ISO3L)
ZW (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO716 (C,O,ISO3N)
ZI00 (C,O,FIPS)
Zimbabwe Rhodesia (H,V)  ............ used 1979-1980
Southern Rhodesia (H,V)
Rhodesia (H,V)
Rhodesië (H,O)
Rodesia (H,O)
Zimbabwean (C,O,English,U,A)
Rhodesian (H,O)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  recognized by Britain in April 1980; declared independence in 1965
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  proclaimed 1970
controlled region (H)  ............  British, from late 19th cen.
colony (H)  ............  British, 1923-1980

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Harare .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Zimbabwe, Harare province) [7001737]
historical connection ....  Matapa .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8698199]
historical connection ....  Rozwi .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [6005045]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1980
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1980

Sources and Contributors:
Зимбабве..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Республика Зимбабве..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
津巴布韦..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
津巴布韦共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
زمبابوي..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً زمبابوي..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
ISO716..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
República de Zimbabwe..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Republic of Zimbabwe..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 755
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 773
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
République du Zimbabwe..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
Rhodesia..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1013
Rhodesian..........  [VP]
....................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Rhodesië..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 603
Rodesia..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 438
Simbawe..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-32
Southern Rhodesia..........  [VP]
................................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1013 ff.
ZI00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 99
Zimbabwe..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 739
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 731 ff.
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 916 ff.
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 92
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 92
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1013 ff.
Zimbabwean..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 41
Zimbabwe Rhodesia..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1013 ff.
ZW..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
ZWE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 773
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 739
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 755
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 731 ff.
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 438
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 916 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 603
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 773; 785
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 99
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-32
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 92
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 92
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 41
..................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1013 ff.
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1013
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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