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ID: 1000176
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000176

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 20.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 012 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -12.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Earliest inhabitants of region were blacks and Sanhadja Berbers; was center for Almoravid Berbers 11th century; Arabs invaded and Portuguese arrived 15th century; disputed by several European nations; under French control from 1817, part of French West Africa 1904; official language is Arabic, though French, Toucouleur, Fula, Sarakole, and Wolof are also spoken.

Names:
Mūrītānīyā (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Al Jumhūriyyah al Islāmiyyah al Mūrītāniyyah (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Al Jumhúríyah al Islámíyah al Múrítáníyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
al-Jumhūrīyah al-Īslāmīyah al-Mūrītānīyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Mauritanie (C,O,Vietnamese)
Mauritanie (French-P,U,N)
République islamique de Mauritanie (C,O,French,U,N)
Mauritania (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Mauritania (Asturian)
Mauritania (Norwegian)
Mauritania (Sicilian)
Mauritania (Anglo-Saxon)
Mauritania (Pampanga)
Mauritania (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Mauritania (Spanish-P,U,N)
Mauritania (Galician)
Mauritania (Finnish)
Mauritania (Ilocano)
Mauritania (Romanian)
Mauritania (Shona)
Mauritania (Greenlandic)
Mauritania (Indonesian)
Mauritania (Malay (macrolanguage))
Mauritania (Ido)
Mauritania (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Mauritania (Swahili (generic))
Mauritania (Basque)
Mauritania (North Ndebele)
Mauritania (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Mauritania (Italian)
Mauritania (Aragonese)
Mauritania (Albanian)
Islamic Republic of Mauritania (C,O,English,U,N)
República Islámica de Mauritania (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
La Mauritanie (C,O,French,U,N)
Mauritanië (C,O,Dutch)
Mauritanië (Afrikaans)
Mauretanien (C,O,Danish)
Mauretanien (Swedish)
Mauretanien (German)
Mauretanien (Low German)
Mauretania (C,O,Latin)
Mauretania (Polish)
Mauretania (Romansh)
Mauritânia (C,O,Portuguese)
Mauritanian Islamic Republic (C,O)
Мавритания (C,O,Bulgarian)
Мавритания (Tajik)
Мавритания (Russian-P,U)
Исламская Республика Мавритания (C,O,Russian,U)
毛里塔尼亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
毛里塔尼亚伊斯兰共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
مور خًاه اَ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً مور خًاه اَ الإسلام ةِ (C,O,Arabic,U)
MRT (C,O,ISO3L)
MR (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO478 (C,O,ISO3N)
MR00 (C,O,FIPS)
Mauritanian (C,O,English,U,A)
Mauretanian (C,O)
מאוריטניה (C,U,Hebrew )
Al Jumhūrīyah al Islāmīyah al Mūrītānīyah (C,U)
An Mharatáin (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
i-Mauritania (C,U,Zulu)
Maoritania (C,U,Malagasy)
Maouritania (C,U,Breton)
Máritanía (C,U,Icelandic)
Maritanya (C,U,Tagalog)
Maulitenia (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Mauretánia (C,U,Northern Sami)
Mauretánie (C,U,Czech)
Mauretanija (C,U,Croatian)
Mauritaania (C,U,Estonian)
Mauritani (C,U,Albanian)
Mauritánia (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Mauritánia (Slovak)
Mauritània (C,U,Occitan)
Mauritània (Catalan)
Mauritània (Lombard)
Mauritania nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Mauritánie (C,U,Czech)
Mauritanija (C,U,Bosnian)
Mauritanija (Lithuanian)
Mauritanija (Croatian)
Mauritānija (C,U,Latvian)
Maŭritanio (C,U,Esperanto)
Maŭritanujo (C,U,Esperanto)
Mavretanija (C,U,Slovene)
Mavritaniya (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Mawritania (C,U,Welsh)
Mawritanja (C,U,Maltese)
Mawulitenya (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Moritän (C,U,Volapük)
Moritani (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Moritani (Cornish)
Moritani (Lingala)
Moritani (Fulah)
Mô-ri-ta-ni (C,U,Vietnamese)
Móritania (C,U,Faroese)
Moritania (C,U,Swahili (generic))
Moritania (Kikuyu)
Mô-ri-ta-ni-a (Mauritania) (C,U,Vietnamese)
Môritanie (C,U,Arpitan)
Moritanïi (C,U,Sangho)
Moritaniya (C,U,Hausa)
Moritaniya (Rundi)
Moritanreye (C,U,Walloon)
Moritanya (C,U,Turkish)
Morîtanya (C,U,Kurdish)
Mouritanië (C,U,Afrikaans)
Mɔretenia (C,U,Akan)
Mɔritani (C,U,Bambara)
Muritaaniya (C,U,Somali)
Muritani (C,U,Fulah)
Mūrītāniyā (C,U,Arabic)
Muritanya (C,U,Quechuan)
Orílẹ́ède Maritania (C,U,Yoruba)
République Islamique de Mauritanie (C,U)
République Islamique Mauritanienne (C,U)
Мавританія (C,U,Ukrainian)
ມໍລິກທາເນຍ (C,U,Lao)
ሞሪታኒያ (C,U,Amharic)
मॉरिटानिया (C,U,Marathi)
मॉरिटानिया (Hindi)
Մավրիտանիա (C,U,Armenian)
მავრიტანია (C,U,Georgian)
ประเทศมอริเตเนีย (C,U,Thai)
Мауританија (C,U,Serbian)
ماۋرىتانىيە (C,U,Uyghur)
모리타니 (C,U,Korean)
الجمهورية الإسلامية الموريتانية (C,U,Arabic)
موريتانيا (C,U,Arabic)
モーリタニア (C,U,Japanese)
มอริเตเนีย (C,U,Thai)
ሞሪቴኒያ (C,U,Amharic)
ሞሪቴኒያ (Tigrinya)
Мавританија (C,U,Macedonian)
ម៉ូរីតានី (C,U,Khmer)
Μαυριτανία (C,U,Greek)
موریتانی (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
மௌரிடானியா (C,U,Tamil)
మౌరిటేనియా (C,U,Telugu)
ماوریتانیا (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
ମାଉରିଟାନିଆ (C,U,Oriya)
മൗറിറ്റാനിയ (C,U,Malayalam)
माउरिटानिया (C,U,Nepali)
ಮಾರಿಟಾನಿಯಾ (C,U,Kannada)
मोरीतानिया (C,U,Hindi)
મૌરિટાનિયા (C,U,Gujarati)
موریطانیہ (C,U,Urdu)
මාර්ටිනික් (C,U,Sinhala)
মরিতানিয়া (C,U,Bengali)
モーリタニア・イスラム共和国 (C,U,Japanese)
མཽ་རི་ཏ་ནི་ཡ། (C,U,Tibetan)
مۆریتانیا (C,U,Kurdish)
Маўрытанія (C,U,Belorussian)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1960
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  initially in French Community in 1958
controlled region (H)  ............  French, 1817-1960
territory (H)  ............  French, 1946-1958
colony (H)  ............  French, 1921-1946
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Nouakchott .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Mūrītānīyā) [1091308]
member of ....  Arab League .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7000153]
member of ....  French West Africa .......... (federation)
................  (World, Africa) [6002142]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1961

Sources and Contributors:
Мавритания..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Исламская Республика Мавритания..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
毛里塔尼亚..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
毛里塔尼亚伊斯兰共和国..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
مور خًاه اَ..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جُهور ةً مور خًاه اَ الإسلام ةِ..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
מאוריטניה..........  [IMJ, VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
....................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Мавританія..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
ມໍລິກທາເນຍ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
ሞሪታኒያ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
मॉरिटानिया..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Մավրիտանիա..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
მავრიტანია..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
ประเทศมอริเตเนีย..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Мауританија..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
ماۋرىتانىيە..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
모리타니..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
الجمهورية الإسلامية الموريتانية..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
موريتانيا..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
モーリタニア..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
มอริเตเนีย..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
ሞሪቴኒያ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Мавританија..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
ម៉ូរីតានី..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Μαυριτανία..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
موریتانی..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
மௌரிடானியா..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
మౌరిటేనియా..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
ماوریتانیا..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
ମାଉରିଟାନିଆ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
മൗറിറ്റാനിയ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
माउरिटानिया..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
ಮಾರಿಟಾನಿಯಾ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
मोरीतानिया..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
મૌરિટાનિયા..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
موریطانیہ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
මාර්ටිනික්..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
মরিতানিয়া..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
モーリタニア・イスラム共和国..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
མཽ་རི་ཏ་ནི་ཡ།..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
مۆریتانیا..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Маўрытанія..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
al-Jumhūrīyah al-Īslāmīyah al-Mūrītānīyah..........  [VP]
....................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 654
....................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 667
Al Jumhúríyah al Islámíyah al Múrítáníyah..........  [VP]
....................................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Al Jumhūrīyah al Islāmīyah al Mūrītānīyah..........  [VP]
....................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Al Jumhūriyyah al Islāmiyyah al Mūrītāniyyah..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
An Mharatáin..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
i-Mauritania..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Islamic Republic of Mauritania..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
.....................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
.....................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
ISO478..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
La Mauritanie..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
Maoritania..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Maouritania..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Máritanía..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Maritanya..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Maulitenia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauretania..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
Mauretánia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauretanian..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-)
Mauretánie..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauretanien..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1195
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauretanija..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauritaania..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauritani..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauritania..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 670
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 400-401
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 957 ff.
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
.......................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-60
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Mauritânia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
.......................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 901
Mauritánia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauritània..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauritanian..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 24
Mauritanian Islamic Republic..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
Mauritania nutome..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauritanie..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 477
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauritanië..........  [VP]
.......................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 428
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauritánie..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauritanija..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mauritānija..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Maŭritanio..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Maŭritanujo..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mavretanija..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mavritaniya..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mawritania..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mawritanja..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mawulitenya..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Moritän..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Moritani..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mô-ri-ta-ni..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Móritania..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Moritania..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mô-ri-ta-ni-a (Mauritania)..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Môritanie..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Moritanïi..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Moritaniya..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Moritanreye..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Moritanya..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Morîtanya..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mouritanië..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
MR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MR00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 55
Mɔretenia..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mɔritani..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
MRT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
Muritaaniya..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Muritani..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Mūrītānīyā..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Mūrītāniyā..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Muritanya..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Orílẹ́ède Maritania..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
República Islámica de Mauritania..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
République islamique de Mauritanie..........  [VP]
...........................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
République Islamique de Mauritanie..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
République Islamique Mauritanienne..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 670
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 654
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 667
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 400-401
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 477
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1195
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 957 ff.
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 428
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2378080
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769; 781
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 55
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 901
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-60
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 24
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritania
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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