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ID: 7003703
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003703

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Timor-Leste (nation)  Timor-Leste (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 08 35 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -8.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 126 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 126.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, small surrounding islands, and area around Okussi on NW coast; was under Portuguese control in the 19th century and after WW II; was invaded and incorporated into Indonesia in 1975; gained independence on May 20, 2002, ending almost five centuries of foreign domination.

Names:
Timor-Leste (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ since 2002
Timor-Leste (French-P,U,N)
Timor-Leste (Portuguese-P,U,N)
Timor-Leste (Spanish-P,U,N)
República Democrática de Timor-Leste (C,V,O,Portuguese,U)
República Democrática de Timor-Leste (Spanish,U,N)
Timor Lorosa'e (C,V,Tetum-P,U,N)
Repúblika Demokrátika Timor Lorosa'e (C,V,O,Tetum,U,N)
Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (C,O,English,U,N)
La République démocratique du Timor-Leste (C,O,French,U,N)
East Timor (C,O,English,U,N)  ............ used since 1975; established as preferred local name, provisionally, in late 1999
Democratic Republic of East Timor (H,O)
Timor Timur, Propinsi (C,V)
Timor Timur (C,V)
Loro Sae (C,O)
Тимор-Лешти (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Демократическая Республика Тимор-Лешти (C,O,Russian,U)
东帝汶 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
东帝汶民主共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
حيمور-ضًُ تي (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً حيمور - ضًُ تي الدّيملراط ةَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
TL (C,V)
TLS (C,V)
TMP (H,O,ISO3L)
TP (H,O,ISO2L)
ISO626 (C,O,ISO3N)
Portuguese Timor (H,O)  ............ 1702-1975
Timor, Portuguese (H,O)  ............ 1702-1975
Timorese (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Timor-Leste (nation)  ........  Timor-Leste (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Timor, Pulau (island)  ........  Timor, Pulau (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Timor-Leste (nation)  ............  Timor-Leste (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Southeast Asia (general region)  ........  Southeast Asia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Timor-Leste (nation)  ............  Timor-Leste (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  became independent nation in 2002
primary political unit (C)
province (H)  ............  part of Indonesia from 1975; independence from Indonesia and UN-controlled government were established in late 1999
first level subdivision (H)
overseas province (H)  ............  of Portugal, until 1975

Related geographic places:
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 2002

Sources and Contributors:
Тимор-Лешти..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Демократическая Республика Тимор-Лешти..........  [VP]
.................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
东帝汶..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
东帝汶民主共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
حيمور-ضًُ تي..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً حيمور - ضًُ تي الدّيملراط ةَ..........  [VP]
..............................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Democratic Republic of East Timor..........  [VP]
........................................................  ISO Newsletter V-6 (2002) accessed 15 September 2007
Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste..........  [VP]
...........................................................  ISO Newsletter V-6 (2002) accessed 25 September 2007
East Timor..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 29 May 2003
.......................  King, East Timor, Los Angeles Times (1999)
.......................  USBGN Bulletin 21 (1999) 1
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1213
ISO626..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
La République démocratique du Timor-Leste..........  [VP]
....................................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Loro Sae..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 649
Portuguese Timor..........  [VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 352
República Democrática de Timor-Leste..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
...........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Repúblika Demokrátika Timor Lorosa'e..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Timorese..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 18 January 2008
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
.................  UNTERM [online] (2007-) accessed 18 January 2008
Timor-Leste..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 25 September 2007
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 29 May 2003
.......................  ISO Newsletter V-6 (2002) accessed 25 September 2007
Timor Lorosa'e..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Timor, Portuguese..........  [VP]
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1213
Timor Timur..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/27/98
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 19
Timor Timur, Propinsi..........  [VP]
......................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
TL..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter V-6 (2002) accessed 25 September 2007
TLS..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter V-6 (2002) accessed 25 September 2007
TMP..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
TP..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 649
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 25 September 2007; accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/27/98
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 29 May 2003
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
..................  ISO Newsletter V-6 (2002) accessed 25 September 2007; accessed 15 September 2007
..................  King, East Timor, Los Angeles Times (1999)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 19
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 352
..................  UNTERM [online] (2007-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  USBGN Bulletin 21 (1999) 1
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1213
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 29 May 2003

 

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