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ID: 7004772
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004772

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Saint Lucia (nation)  Saint Lucia (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 53 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.8833  decimal degrees
Long: 060 58 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -60.9667  decimal degrees

Note: Originally inhabited by Awaraks, were replaced by Caribs; probably sighted by Columbus in 1502; colony started by English 1605 and 1638, by French 1650; was dispute between English and French over ownership 1659-1814; Africans were brought here as slaves; official language is English, though a French patois is widely spoken.

Names:
Saint Lucia (preferred,C,V,O,English-P,U,N)
St. Lucia (C,O)
Sainte-Lucie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Santa Lucía (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Santa Lúcia (C,O)
Сент-Люсия (C,O,Russian-P,U)
圣卢西亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
ساهت وًس اَ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
LCA (C,O,ISO3L)
LC (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO662 (C,O,ISO3N)
ST00 (C,O,FIPS)
Saint Lucian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Saint Lucia (nation)  ........  Saint Lucia (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence from Britain on February 29, 1979
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
island nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
colony (H)  ............  British, established 1814

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Castries .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Saint Lucia, Castries region) [1019057]
distinguished from ....  Saint Lucia .......... (island)
..................................  (World, North and Central America, Saint Lucia) [7030372]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1979
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1979

Sources and Contributors:
Сент-Люсия..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
圣卢西亚..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
ساهت وًس اَ..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
ISO662..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
LC..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
LCA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 783
Sainte-Lucie..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Saint Lucia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 690
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 704
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:808-809
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 328-329
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1051
Saint Lucian..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 31
Santa Lucía..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Santa Lúcia..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
ST00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 81
St. Lucia..........  [VP]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 556
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 690
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 704
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 556
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 808-809; 2:808-809
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 328-329
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 783
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 81
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 31
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1051
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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