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ID: 7006657
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 028 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 28.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Colonized by East Slavic tribes 5th-8th centuries CE; ruled by Kiev from 9th century; divided into several principalities 12th century; Mongols invaded 13th century; ruled by Lithuanians and Poles from 14th century, by Russia from 18th century; part of Soviet Union from 1922; official language is Belorussian.

Names:
Bieloruś (preferred,C,V,Belorussian (transliterated)-P,U)
Respublika Bielaruś (C,V,O,Belorussian (transliterated),U)
Bielorus' (C,V,Belorussian (transliterated),U)
Belarus' (C,V,Russian (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Respublika Belarus' (C,V,Russian (transliterated),U)
Belarus (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Belarus (Russian (transliterated),U,N)
Republic of Belarus (C,O,English,U,N)
Bélarus (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République du Bélarus (C,O,French,U,N)
Belarús (C,V,Spanish-P,U,N)
República de Belarús (C,V,Spanish,U)
Belorus', Stantsiya (C,V)
Stantsiya Belorus' (C,V)
Respublika Belarus (C,V,Russian (transliterated),U,N)
Belorussia (C,O,English,U,N)
Byelorussia (C,O)
Belorussija (C,O)
Belorusskaya (C,O,Russian (transliterated),U,N)
Belorussland (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Bielorrusia (C,O)
Biélorussie (C,O)
Bielorrússia (C,O)
White Russia (C,O,English,U,N)
Беларусь (C,V,Russian-P,U)
Беларусь (Belorussian-P,U)
Рэспубліка Беларусь (C,V,Belorussian,U)
Республика Беларусь (C,V,Russian,U)
白俄罗斯 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
白俄罗斯共和国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
ب لَاروس (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ب لَاروس (C,V,Arabic,U)
BLR (C,O,ISO3L)
BY (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO112 (C,O,ISO3N)
BO00 (C,O,FIPS)
Belorusskaja Sovetskaja Socialističeskaja Respublika (H,V,Russian (transliterated),U,N)  ............ 1920-1991
Belorussiya SSR (H,V)  ............ 1920-1991
Belorussian SSR (H,O)  ............ 1920-1991
Byelorussian SSR (H,O)  ............ 1920-1991
White Russian SSR (H,O)  ............ 1920-1991
Soviet Byelorussia (H,O)  ............ 1920-1991
Belarusian (C,O,English,U,A)
Belorussian (C,O,English,U,A)
Byelorussian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Belarus (nation)  ........  Belarus (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Soviet Union (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Soviet Union (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Belarus (nation)  ............  Belarus (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Eastern Europe (general region)  ........  Eastern Europe (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Belarus (nation)  ............  Belarus (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independent of the USSR since December, 1991
primary political unit (C)
republic (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Minsk .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, Belarus, Minsk) [7014820]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Independent States .......... (association)
................  (World) [1000094]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Беларусь..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Рэспубліка Беларусь..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Республика Беларусь..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
白俄罗斯..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
白俄罗斯共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
ب لَاروس..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
جُهور ةً ب لَاروس..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Belarus..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 720
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 554
.................  FIPS Change Notice, no. 1 (1998) 3
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 40
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 10 June 2009
Bélarus..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-06-15, III-19
Belarus'..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 10 June 2009
Belarús..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 10 June 2009
Belarusian..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 24 May 2007
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 4
Belorussia..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:92-93
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) plate 38
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-10
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 134
Belorussian..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 24 May 2007
Belorussian SSR..........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Belorussija..........  [BHA]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.......................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.......................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Belorussiya SSR..........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
Belorusskaja Sovetskaja Socialističeskaja Respublika..........  [VP]
...................................................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-49
Belorusskaya..........  [VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 70
Belorussland..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Belorus', Stantsiya..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 June 2009
Bielorrusia..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Bielorrússia..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Bielorus'..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 10 June 2009
Bieloruś..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Biélorussie..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
BLR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-06-15, III-19
BO00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
BY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
Byelorussia..........  [BHA]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Byelorussian..........  [VP]
.......................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 11 May 2017
Byelorussian SSR..........  [BHA, VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
ISO112..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
República de Belarús..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Republic of Belarus..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-06-15, III-19
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République du Bélarus..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-06-15, III-19
Respublika Belarus..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 562
Respublika Belarus'..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Respublika Bielaruś..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Soviet Byelorussia..........  [VP]
...................................  Kamusella et al, Palgrave Handbook of Slavic Languages (2016) 526
Stantsiya Belorus'..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
White Russia..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 359
White Russian SSR..........  [VP]
................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 720
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 562
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 554
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 70
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 92-93; 1:92-93
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 10 August 2004; accessed 24 May 2007
..................  FIPS Change Notice, no. 1 (1998) 3
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
..................  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-06-15, III-19
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 24 May 2007
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-49
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) plate 38
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339; 359
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-10
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 40
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 4
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 134
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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