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ID: 7001630
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001630

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 03 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -3.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 030 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 30.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Region is chiefly agricultural; ruled by Tutsi kingdom under a number of kings from 16th century; German rule 1890s; after WW II was part of Belgian trust territory of Ruanda-Urundi; after independence from Belgium, several coups took place 1960s-1980s; official languages are Rundi and French, though Swahili is also spoken.

Names:
Burundi (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Burundi (Rundi-P,U,N)
Burundi (German-P,U,N)
Burundi (French-P,U,N)
Burundi (Spanish-P,U,N)
Republika y'Uburundi (C,V,O,Rundi,U)
Republika y'u Burundi (C,V,Rundi,U,N)
République du Burundi (C,V,O,French,U,N)
Republic of Burundi (C,O)
República de Burundi (C,O,Spanish,U)
Boeroendi (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Бурунди (C,V,Russian-P,U)
Республика Бурунди (C,V,Russian,U)
布隆迪 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
布隆迪共和国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
بوروهدي (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً بوروهدي (C,V,Arabic,U)
BDI (C,O,ISO3L)
BI (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO108 (C,O,ISO3N)
BY00 (C,O,FIPS)
Urundi (H,V)
Burundian (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1962
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  declared 1966
kingdom (H)  ............  since Tutsi kings, 16th century

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Bujumbura .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Burundi, Bujumbura Mairie) [1088128]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1962

Sources and Contributors:
Бурунди..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Республика Бурунди..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
布隆迪..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
布隆迪共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
بوروهدي..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
جُهور ةً بوروهدي..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
BDI..........  [VP]
...........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
BI..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
Boeroendi..........  [VP]
....................  Engels Woordenboek (1987)
Burundi..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 2:669 ff.
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 93
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-15
Burundian..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 6
BY00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
ISO108..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
República de Burundi..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Republic of Burundi..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Republika y'u Burundi..........  [VP]
......................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 575
Republika y'Uburundi..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
République du Burundi..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
Urundi..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 194
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 575
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 669 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987)
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764; 777
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 93
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-15
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 6
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 194
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)

 

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