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ID: 7004773
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (nation)  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.0833  decimal degrees
Long: 061 12 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -61.2000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by Caribs when Columbus sighted main island in 1498; Caribs repelled early European invasions; some settlement by Black Caribs (from African slaves shipwrecked in 1675); French and British vied for the area in the 18th century; Africans were brought as slaves; official language is English, though a French patois is also spoken.

Names:
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (preferred,C,V,O,English-P,U,N)
Saint Vincent (C,V)
St Vincent and the Grenadines (C,V)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines (C,V)
Saint-Vincent-et-les-Grenadines (C,O,French-P,U,N)
San Vicente y las Granadinas (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Sankt Vincent und die Grenadinen (C,O,German,U,N)
São Vicente e Granadinas (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
Сент-Винсент и Гренадины (C,O,Russian-P,U)
圣文森特和格林纳丁斯 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
ساهت ف سًتً وجزر غرًياد نٍ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
VCT (C,O,ISO3L)
VC (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO670 (C,O,ISO3N)
VC00 (C,O,FIPS)
Saint Vincentian (C,O,English,U,A)
Vincentian (C,O)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Windward Islands (island group)  ........  Windward Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (nation)  ............  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  self-governing since 1969, independent from Britain since 1979
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Kingstown .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint George) [1019072]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1979
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1980

Sources and Contributors:
Сент-Винсент и Гренадины..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
圣文森特和格林纳丁斯..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
ساهت ف سًتً وجزر غرًياد نٍ..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
ISO670..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
Saint Vincent..........  [VP]
..........................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 557-558
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 705
.....................................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 812
.....................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 336-337
.....................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.....................................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
.....................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
.....................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1054
Saint-Vincent-et-les-Grenadines..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-12, III-42
.....................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Saint Vincentian..........  [VP]
.............................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Sankt Vincent und die Grenadinen..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
San Vicente y las Granadinas..........  [VP]
...............................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
São Vicente e Granadinas..........  [VP]
.........................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
St Vincent and the Grenadines..........  [VP]
..................................................  Commonwealth Secretariat [online] (2000-2003) accessed 29 May 2003
St. Vincent and the Grenadines..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
VC..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
VC00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 94
VCT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 783
Vincentian..........  [VP]
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 705
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 557-558
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 812
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  Commonwealth Secretariat [online] (2000-2003) accessed 29 May 2003
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 336-337
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 783
..................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-12, III-42
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 94
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1054
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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