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ID: 7016577
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016577

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 08 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 8.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 001 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Earliest known settlements were by Gur-speaking Voltaic peoples in north and Kwa peoples in south; Ewe from Nigeria immigrated 14th century; Ane from Ghana settled in 17th century; part of German-controlled Togoland late 19th century; Anglo-French domination 1914; official language is French, though many local languages are spoken.

Names:
Togo (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Togo (French-P,U,N)
Togo (Spanish-P,U,N)
République togolaise (C,V,O,French,U,N)
République Togolaise (C,V,French,U,N)
Togolese Republic (C,O,English,U,N)
República Togolesa (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Republic of Togo (C,O)
Того (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Тоголезская Республика (C,O,Russian,U)
多哥 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
多哥共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ثوغو (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
الجهور ةً ا خًوغو ةً (C,O,Arabic,U)
TGO (C,O,ISO3L)
TG (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO768 (C,O,ISO3N)
TO00 (C,O,FIPS)
French Togo (H,O)
Togoland (H,V)
Togolese (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Togo (nation)  ........  Togo (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence in 1960
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  initially in French Union, 1956
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  German, 1884-1914; French, 1922-1960
protectorate (H)  ............  German, part of Togoland, 1884-1914
territory (H)  ............  French, 1946-1956

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Lomé .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Togo, Maritime) [1094890]
historical connection ....  Dahomey .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [7030378]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1960

Sources and Contributors:
Того..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Тоголезская Республика..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
多哥..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
多哥共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
ثوغو..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
الجهور ةً ا خًوغو ةً..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
French Togo..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1216
ISO768..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
República Togolesa..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Republic of Togo..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 820-821
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République togolaise..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
République Togolaise..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 729
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
TG..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
TGO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
TO00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 86
Togo..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 651-652
...........  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84
...........  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Togoland..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 358
Togolese..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 37
Togolese Republic..........  [VP]
................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 729
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 651-652
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 820-821
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772; 784
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 86
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 358
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 37
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1216
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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