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ID: 7004787
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004787

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Trinidad and Tobago (nation)  Trinidad and Tobago (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 11 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 11.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 061 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -61.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises two main islands off Venezuelan coast; originally inhabited by Arawaks; Caribs conquered Tobago; visited by Columbus 1498; Trinidad settled by Spanish 16th century, Amerindians were killed; British acquired islands 1797-1802; Africans came as slaves; official language is English, though Hindi, French, and Spanish are also spoken.

Names:
Trinidad and Tobago (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Trinidad y Tabago (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
República de Trinidad y Tabago (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Trinité-et-Tobago (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République de Trinité-et-Tobago (C,O,French,U,N)
Тринидад и Тобаго (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Тринидад и Тобаго (C,O,Russian,U)
特立尼达和多巴哥 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
特立尼达和多巴哥共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
حرً دًِاد وثوباغو (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً حرً دًِاد وثوباغو (C,O,Arabic,U)
TTO (C,O,ISO3L)
TT (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO780 (C,O,ISO3N)
TD00 (C,O,FIPS)
Trinidadian Tobagonian (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 Trinidad and Tobago (nation)  ........  Trinidad and Tobago (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Lesser Antilles (island group)  ....  Lesser Antilles (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Trinidad and Tobago (nation)  ........  Trinidad and Tobago (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British West Indies (general region)  ....  British West Indies (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Trinidad and Tobago (nation)  ........  Trinidad and Tobago (nation) (P,H)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  islands joined administratively in 1898, gained independence from Britain in 1962
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
colony (H)  ............  British, 1899-1962

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Port of Spain .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain) [1019088]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1962
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1962

Sources and Contributors:
Тринидад и Тобаго..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Республика Тринидад и Тобаго..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
特立尼达和多巴哥..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
特立尼达和多巴哥共和国..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
حرً دًِاد وثوباغو..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً حرً دًِاد وثوباغو..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
ISO780..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
República de Trinidad y Tabago..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 731
.....................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 927-928
.....................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
République de Trinité-et-Tobago..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
TD00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 83
Trinidad and Tobago..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 715
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 659-660
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 948
...................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1228-1229
Trinidadian Tobagonian..........  [VP]
.........................................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 04/03/00
Trinidad y Tabago..........  [VP]
................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84
Trinité-et-Tobago..........  [VP]
................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84
TT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
TTO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 715
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 731
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 659-660
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 948
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 04/03/00
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 927-928
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 83
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1228-1229
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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