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ID: 7032026
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bermuda (dependent state)  Bermuda (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 064 45 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -64.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises around 140 low-lying coral islands; named for Spanish navigator Bermúdez, who may have sighted them ca. 1505; English colonists arrived in 1612, began to transport Amerindian and African slaves here in 1616; official language is English.

Names:
Bermuda (preferred,C,V,display,English-P,U,N)
Bermuda Islands (C,V,LC,English,U,N)
Bermuda, Colony of (C,V)
Colony of Bermuda (C,V,English,U,N)
Bermudas (C,O,English,U,N)
Bermudes (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Bermúdez (C,V,Spanish,U,N)
Devils, Isle of (H,O,English,U,N)
Isle of Devils (H,V)
Isles of Devils (C,V)
Somers Islands (H,V)  ............ named after George Somers, who landed there on his way to Virginia in 1609
Sommer Islands (H,V)
Summer Islands (H,V)
BMU (C,O,ISO3L)
BM (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO060 (C,O,ISO3N)
BD00 (C,O,FIPS)
Bermudian (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bermuda (dependent state)  ........  Bermuda (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British West Indies (general region)  ....  British West Indies (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Bermuda (dependent state)  ........  Bermuda (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Bermuda (dependent state)  ............  Bermuda (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British Overseas Territories (group of nations/states/cities)  ....  British Overseas Territories (group of nations/states/cities) (P)
Hierarchy of Bermuda (dependent state)  ........  Bermuda (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  governed by Britain since 1684, internally self-governing since 1968
primary political unit (C)
colony (C)
island group (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Hamilton .......... (capital)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Bermuda, Pembroke) [1013037]

Sources and Contributors:
BD00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Bermuda..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:73I, 98
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 24 July 2006
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 26
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-11
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 140
Bermuda, Colony of..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Bermuda Islands..........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  FDA Worksheet; unattributed contributor (1986-)
.............................  Library of Congress HABS/HAER (1987-)
.............................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) n 79115394
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 December 2016
Bermudas..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:98
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 140
Bermudes..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Bermúdez..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Bermudian..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
BM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
BMU..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
Colony of Bermuda..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 142-143
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 5 December 2016
Devils, Isle of..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 24 July 2006
Isle of Devils..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 December 2016
Isles of Devils..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 December 2016
ISO060..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
Somers Islands..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 98
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 December 2016
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 140
Sommer Islands..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 December 2016
Summer Islands..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 December 2016
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 73; I, 98; 1:73I, 98
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 142-143
..................  FDA Worksheet; unattributed contributor (1986-)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
..................  Library of Congress HABS/HAER (1987-)
..................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) n 79115394
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 24 Juky 2006; accessed 24 July 2006
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 26
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-11
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 140
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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