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ID: 1000205
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000205

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 009 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 9.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Shares name with historic Barbary state and Roman province; area had Phoenician settlements 12th century BCE; part of Carthaginian kingdom 6th century BCE; in French control late 19th century, leading to Italy's accession to Triple Alliance in 1882; official language is Arabic, though French is also widely spoken.

Names:
Tūnis (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Al Jumhūriyyah at Tūnisiyyah (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Al Jumhūrīyah at Tūnisīyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
al-Jumhūrīyah at-Tūnisīyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Tunis (C,V)
Tunisie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République tunisienne (C,O,French,U,N)
Tunisia (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Republic of Tunisia (C,O,English,U,N)
Al-Djoumhouria Attunusia (C,V)
Túnez (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
República de Túnez (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Tunísia (C,O)
Tunesien (C,O)
Тунис (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Тунисская Республика (C,O,Russian,U)
突尼斯 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
突尼斯共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ثووس (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
الجهور ةً ا خًووس ةَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
TUN (C,O,ISO3L)
TN (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO788 (C,O,ISO3N)
TS00 (C,O,FIPS)
Tunisian (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independence recognized in 1956
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
constitutional monarchy (H)
controlled region (H)  ............  French, 1881-1956
protectorate (H)  ............  French, 1881-1956

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Tunis .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Tunisia, Tunis) [7001016]
historical connection ....  Numidia .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [7030333]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1956
related to ....  Africa .......... (province)
..................  (World, Roman Republic and Empire) [6000082]

Sources and Contributors:
Тунис..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Тунисская Республика..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
突尼斯..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
突尼斯共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
ثووس..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
الجهور ةً ا خًووس ةَ..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Al-Djoumhouria Attunusia..........  [VP]
.........................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 663-664
al-Jumhūrīyah at-Tūnisīyah..........  [VP]
...............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 716
...............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 732
Al Jumhūrīyah at Tūnisīyah..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Al Jumhūriyyah at Tūnisiyyah..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
ISO788..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
República de Túnez..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Republic of Tunisia..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République tunisienne..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
TN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
TS00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 86
TUN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
Tunesien..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
Túnez..........  [VP]
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Tunis..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
Tūnis..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Tunisia..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 663-664
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 43 ff.
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1235
Tunísia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
Tunisian..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 37
Tunisie..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 716
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 732
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 663-664
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 952
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 43 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772; 785
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 86
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 335
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 37
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1235
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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