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ID: 7005554
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005554

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 15.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 086 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -86.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was part of Mayan civilization that flourished from 1st mill. BCE; population diminished ca. 800 CE; charted by Columbus 1502; Spanish defeated chief Lempira's forces in 1539 and native peoples were decimated; part of captaincy of Guatemala after 1570; official language is Spanish, though English and native Indian dialects are also widely spoken.

Names:
Honduras (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Honduras (Spanish-P,U,N)
Honduras (French-P,U,N)
República de Honduras (C,V,O,Spanish,U,N)
Republic of Honduras (C,O,English,U,N)
République du Honduras (C,O,French,U,N)
Гондурас (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Гондурас (C,O,Russian,U)
洪都拉斯 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
洪都拉斯共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
هيدوراس (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
HND (C,O,ISO3L)
HN (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO340 (C,O,ISO3N)
HO00 (C,O,FIPS)
Honduran (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 Honduras (nation)  ........  Honduras (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 Central America (general region)  ........  Central America (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Honduras (nation)  ............  Honduras (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independent of Spain in 1821, sovereign state free from Federation of South America since November 5, 1938
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Tegucigalpa .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Honduras, Francisco Morazán) [1016846]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Гондурас..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Республика Гондурас..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
洪都拉斯..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
洪都拉斯共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
هيدوراس..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
HN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
HND..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 779
HO00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
Honduran..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 16
Honduras..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 269-270
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 396
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-41
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 58
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 511
ISO340..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
República de Honduras..........  [VP]
......................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 615
......................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 623
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Republic of Honduras..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 33
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
République du Honduras..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 779
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 615
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 623
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 269-270
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 396
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 33
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 779
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-41
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 58
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 16
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 511
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)

 

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