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ID: 7000493
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000493

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 18 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -18.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 178 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 178.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises over 800 islands; area was settled by Austronesian-speaking people in 2nd millennium BCE; development of pottery by 1300 BCE; sighted by Dutch Tasman 1643, visited by British in 18th century; was haven for escaped convicts from Australia by 1804; official language is English, though most speak Bauan or Hindustani.

Names:
Fiji (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Fiji (Spanish-P,U,N)
Republic of Fiji (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Viti (C,V,Fijian-P,U,N)
Matanitu ko Viti (C,V,O,Fijian,U)
Fiji Islands (C,V)
Fidji (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République des Fidji (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Fiji (C,O,Spanish,U)
Fidschi (C,O)
Fidji-eilanden (C,O)
Sovereign Democratic Republic of Fiji (C,V)
Фиджи (C,V,Russian-P,U)
Республика Фиджи (C,V,Russian,U)
斐济 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
斐济共和国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
ف جِي (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ف جِي (C,V,Arabic,U)
FJI (C,O,ISO3L)
FJ (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO242 (C,O,ISO3N)
FJ00 (C,O,FIPS)
Republic of the Fiji Islands (H,V)
Dominion of Fiji (H,V)  ............ 1970-1987
Fijian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Fiji (nation)  ........  Fiji (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  in British Commonwealth, 1970; independent of Britain, 1987
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
island nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  by Britain, 19th-20th centuries

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Suva .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Fiji, Rewa) [1098709]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  withdrew in 1987; rejoined in 1997
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1970

Sources and Contributors:
Фиджи..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Республика Фиджи..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
斐济..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
斐济共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
ف جِي..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
جُهور ةً ف جِي..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Dominion of Fiji..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 773 ff.
Fidji..........  [VP]
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
Fidji-eilanden..........  [VP]
.............................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 252
Fidschi..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Fiji..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 594
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 202-203
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:293
...........  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
...........  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-31
...........  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 396
Fijian..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Fiji Islands..........  [FDA]
.......................  FDA Worksheet; unattributed contributor (1986-)
FJ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
FJ00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
FJI..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
ISO242..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Matanitu ko Viti..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
República de Fiji..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Republic of Fiji..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Newsletter (1991) 1991-11-06, III-5 REV
.............................  ISO Newsletter VI-9 (2011) accessed 9 January 2013
Republic of the Fiji Islands..........  [VP]
...............................................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
...............................................  ISO Newsletter VI-9 (2011) accessed 9 January 2013
République des Fidji..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Newsletter (1991) 1991-11-06, III-06 REV
Sovereign Democratic Republic of Fiji..........  [VP]
..............................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 594
..............................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 605
Viti..........  [VP]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 773 ff.
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 594
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 605
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 202-203
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 293; 1:293
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 773 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 252
..................  FDA Worksheet; unattributed contributor (1986-)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
..................  ISO Newsletter (1991) 1991-11-06, III-06 REV; 1991-11-06, III-5 REV
..................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-31
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 396
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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