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ID: 7006158
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7006158

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 00 32 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -0.5333  decimal degrees
Long: 166 55 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 166.9167  decimal degrees

Note: Small, isolated island nation in west Pacific; probably settled in different periods by drift settlements from various Pacific islands; Europeans arrived in 1798; was under joint trust of Australia, Britain and New Zealand after World War II; official language is Nauruan, though English is widely spoken.

Names:
Naoero (preferred,C,V,Nauruan-P,U,N)
Nauru (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Nauru (Spanish-P,U,N)
Nauru (French-P,U,N)
Republic of Nauru (C,V,O,English,U,N)
République de Nauru (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Nauru (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Науру (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Науру (C,O,Russian,U)
瑙鲁 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
瑙鲁共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ناورو (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ناورو (C,O,Arabic,U)
NRU (C,O,ISO3L)
NR (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO520 (C,O,ISO3N)
NR00 (C,O,FIPS)
Pleasant Island (H,O)
Nauruan (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Nauru (nation)  ........  Nauru (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence in 1968
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1968
island nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
annex (H)  ............  German, late 19th century
occupied territory (H)  ............  Australian, after WW I

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Yaren .......... (national district)
..................  (World, Oceania, Nauru) [7594941]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1968
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1999

Sources and Contributors:
Науру..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Республика Науру..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
瑙鲁..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
瑙鲁共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
ناورو..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جُهور ةً ناورو..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
ISO520..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Naoero..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Nauru..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 497
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 439
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 562 ff.
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-67
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 70
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 815
Nauruan..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 26
NR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
NR00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
NRU..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
Pleasant Island..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 815
República de Nauru..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Republic of Nauru..........  [VP]
................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
République de Nauru..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 497
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 439
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8:562 ff.; VIII, 562 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769; 781
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-67
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 70
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 26
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 815
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 815
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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