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ID: 1000190
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000190

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 35 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -4.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 055 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 55.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises two groups of 115 scattered islands in the Indian Ocean; population is largely descended from French colonists and freed Africans; colonized by French in 1768; incorporated as dependency of Mauritius under British rule 1814-1903; official languages are French, English and Creole.

Names:
Sesel (preferred,C,V,Seselwa Creole French-P,U,N)
Repiblik Sesel (C,V,O,Seselwa Creole French,U,N)
Seychelles (C,V,English-P,U,B)
Seychelles (French-P,U,B)
République des Seychelles (C,V,O,French,U,N)
Republic of Seychelles (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Seychelles, Colony of the (H,V)
República de Seychelles (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Seschellen (C,O)
Сейшельские Острова (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Сейшельские Острова (C,O,Russian,U)
塞舌尔 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
塞舌尔共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
س ضُيَ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً س ضُيَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
SYC (C,O,ISO3L)
SC (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO690 (C,O,ISO3N)
SE00 (C,O,FIPS)
Seychellois (C,O)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  internally self-governing 1975
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  in Commonwealth, June 1976
island nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  claimed by French 1744; taken by English 1794
colony (H)  ............  British, 1903-1976
dependency (H)  ............  of Mauritius, 1810

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Victoria .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Seychelles) [1092558]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1976
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1976

Sources and Contributors:
Сейшельские Острова..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Республика Сейшельские Острова..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
塞舌尔..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
塞舌尔共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
س ضُيَ..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
جُهور ةً س ضُيَ..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
ISO690..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
Repiblik Sesel..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 696
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 710
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
República de Seychelles..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Republic of Seychelles..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 771
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
République des Seychelles..........  [VP]
............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
SC..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
SE00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 74
Seschellen..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1397
Sesel..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Seychelles..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 583
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 27
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 78
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1102
Seychelles, Colony of the..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 28 July 2009
Seychellois..........  [VP]
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 18 January 2008
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
SYC..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 771
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 696
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 710
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 583
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1397
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 771; 784
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 74
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 27
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 78
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1102
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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