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ID: 7016730
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016730

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Marshall Islands (nation)  Marshall Islands (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 10.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 167 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 167.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Composed of 32 atolls and over 860 reefs in West Pacific; probably charted by Spanish 16th century; explored by Englishmen Gilbert and Marshall 1788; purchased from Spain by Germany 1885; Japanese and US control in 20th century; controls own foreign policy except defense; official languages are Marshallese (Kajin-Majol) and English.

Names:
Marshall Islands (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Republic of the Marshall Islands (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Marshall Islands, Republic of the (C,V)
Aelóń in Majeļ (C,V,Marshallese-P,U,N)
Majōl (C,V)
Kwajalein District (C,V)
Majuro District (C,V)
Marshall District (C,V)
Marshall Islands District (C,V)
Marshalls (C,V)
Marshalls District (C,V)
Îles Marshall (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Marshall, Îles (C,O,French,U,N)
République des Îles Marshall (C,O,French,U,N)
République des îles Marshall (C,O,French,U,N)
Islas Marshall (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
República de las Islas Marshall (C,O)
Маршалловы Острова (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Маршалловы Острова (C,O,Russian,U)
马绍尔群岛 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
马绍尔群岛共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
جزر مارصال (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً جزر مارصال (C,O,Arabic,U)
MHL (C,O,ISO3L)
MH (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO584 (C,O,ISO3N)
RM00 (C,O,FIPS)
Marshallese (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  self-governing since 1986
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
island nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
trust territory (H)  ............  as part of US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, 1947-1986
mandate (H)  ............  of Japan, established 1920

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Majuro .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Marshall Islands, Majuro) [7593838]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1991

Sources and Contributors:
Маршалловы Острова..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Республика Маршалловы Острова..........  [VP]
..................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
马绍尔群岛..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
马绍尔群岛共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جزر مارصال..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جُهور ةً جزر مارصال..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Aelóń in Majeļ..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Îles Marshall..........  [VP]
..........................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Islas Marshall..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
ISO584..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Kwajalein District..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 May 2017
Majōl..........  [VP]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 665
Majuro District..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 May 2017
Marshall District..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 May 2017
Marshallese..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 23
.......................  UNTERM [online] (2007-) accessed 12 August 2008
Marshall, Îles..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
Marshall Islands..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 654
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 572
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 May 2017
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 9
.............................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-59
.............................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 733-734
Marshall Islands District..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 May 2017
Marshall Islands, Republic of the..........  [VP]
........................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Marshalls..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 May 2017
Marshalls District..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 May 2017
MH..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MHL..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
República de las Islas Marshall..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Republic of the Marshall Islands..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
.....................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
République des îles Marshall..........  [VP]
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
République des Îles Marshall..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
RM00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 69
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 654
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 665
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 572
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768; 781
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 May 2017
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 69
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 9
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-59
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 23
..................  UNTERM [online] (2007-) accessed 12 August 2008
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 733-734
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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