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ID: 1000220
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000220

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Federated States of Micronesia (nation)  Federated States of Micronesia (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 05 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 5.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 152 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 152.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises many islands, forming a large part of the Caroline Islands; indigenous inhabitants were Micronesian, with a great variety of cultures and languages; formerly part of the United States Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; main languages are of the Malayo-Polynesian group, including Yapese, Trukese, Pohnpeian (Ponapean), Ulithian-Woleaian, and Kosraean, though English is also widely spoken.

Names:
Federated States of Micronesia (preferred,C,V,O,English-P,U,N)  ............ National Official English name
Micronesia, Federated States of (C,V,English,U,N)
Micronesia (C,V,English,U,N)  ............ UN Official English short name
Micronesia (Spanish-P,U,N)
Micronésie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
États fédérés de Micronésie (C,O,French,U,N)
Estados Federados de Micronesia (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Микронезии (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Федеративные Штаты Микронезии (C,O,Russian,U)
密克罗尼西亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
密克罗尼西亚联邦 (C,O,Chinese,U)
م ىِروهيزيا (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
ولايات م ىِروهيزيا الموحدة (C,O,Arabic,U)
FSM (C,O,ISO3L)
FM (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO583 (C,O,ISO3N)
FM00 (C,O,FIPS)
Micronesian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Federated States of Micronesia (nation)  ........  Federated States of Micronesia (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Caroline Islands (island group)  ........  Caroline Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Federated States of Micronesia (nation)  ............  Federated States of Micronesia (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  US trusteeship was terminated on November 3, 1986; internationally recognized as independent nation on September 17, 1991
primary political unit (C)  ............  self-governing since 1986
republic (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
trust territory (H)  ............  as part of US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, 1947-1986

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Kolonia .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Federated States of Micronesia, Pohnpeian) [1099390]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1991

Sources and Contributors:
Микронезии..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Федеративные Штаты Микронезии..........  [VP]
..................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
密克罗尼西亚..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
密克罗尼西亚联邦..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
م ىِروهيزيا..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
ولايات م ىِروهيزيا الموحدة..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Estados Federados de Micronesia..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
États fédérés de Micronésie..........  [VP]
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
Federated States of Micronesia..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 671
.....................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
.....................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
.....................................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 68
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
FM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
FM00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 04/07/99
FSM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
ISO583..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Micronesia..........  [VP]
.......................  Embassy of Micronesia, Maps (1995)
.......................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Pl. 9
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 9, L7
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Micronesia, Federated States of..........  [VP Preferred]
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 660
.....................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 104
.....................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 January 2007
.....................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 17 January 2007
.....................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 761
Micronesian..........  [VP]
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Micronésie..........  [VP]
.......................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 660
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 671
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  Embassy of Micronesia, Maps (1995)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 104
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 January 2007
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769; 781
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 17 January 2007
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 04/07/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Pl. 9
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 9, L7
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 68
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 761
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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