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ID: 1000198
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000198

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -22.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 017 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 17.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was originally inhabited by San Bushmen and Khoikhoi people; Namib desert was barrier to settlement; Portuguese landed in region 1486; wars between native Herreros and Hottentots occurred; annexed by Germany late 19th century; captured in WWI by South Africa; official language is English, though Afrikaans, German, and several indigenous languages are also spoken.

Names:
Namibia (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ used by UN since 1966
Namibia (Faroese)
Namibia (Romanian)
Namibia (Romansh)
Namibia (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Namibia (Ilocano)
Namibia (Norwegian)
Namibia (Latin)
Namibia (Finnish)
Namibia (Basque)
Namibia (Indonesian)
Namibia (Greenlandic)
Namibia (Pampanga)
Namibia (Swedish)
Namibia (Aragonese)
Namibia (Welsh)
Namibia (Ido)
Namibia (Occitan)
Namibia (Breton)
Namibia (Northern Sami)
Namibia (Lingala)
Namibia (Malagasy)
Namibia (Polish)
Namibia (Vietnamese)
Namibia (Asturian)
Namibia (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Namibia (Shona)
Namibia (German)
Namibia (Galician)
Namibia (Italian)
Namibia (Malay (macrolanguage))
Namibia (Akan)
Namibia (Spanish-P,U,N)
Namibia (Swahili (generic))
Namibia (Low German)
Namibia (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Namibia (Danish)
Namibia (Anglo-Saxon)
Namibia (Albanian)
Republic of Namibia (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Namíbia (C,O,Catalan)
Namíbia (Slovak)
Namíbia (Magyar (Hungarian))
Namíbia (Portuguese)
Namibie (C,O,Arpitan)
Namibie (French-P,U,N)
Namibie (Czech)
République de Namibie (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Namibia (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Намибия (C,O,Tajik)
Намибия (Bulgarian)
Намибия (Russian-P,U)
Республика Намибия (C,O,Russian,U)
纳米比亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
纳米比亚共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ةًنام بِاَ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةًنام بِاَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
NAM (C,O,ISO3L)
NA (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO516 (C,O,ISO3N)
WA00 (C,O,FIPS)
Namibian (C,O,English,U,A)
נמיביה (C,U,Hebrew )
An Namaib (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
i-Namibia (C,U,Zulu)
Namibhiya (C,U,North Ndebele)
Namibi (C,U,Albanian)
Namibi (Bambara)
Namibi (Luba-Katanga)
Namibi (Lingala)
Namibi (Cornish)
Namibía (C,U,Icelandic)
Na-mi-bi-a (Namibia) (C,U,Vietnamese)
Namibia nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Namibië (C,U,Dutch)
Namibië (Afrikaans)
Namibien (C,U,Luxembourgish)
Namibii (C,U,Fulah)
Namibija (C,U,Slovene)
Namibija (Croatian)
Namibija (Bosnian)
Namibija (Lithuanian)
Namībija (C,U,Latvian)
Namibio (C,U,Esperanto)
Namibiya (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Namibiya (Rundi)
Namibiya (Hausa)
Namibiya (Ganda (Ugandan language))
Namibiyän (C,U,Volapük)
Namibja (C,U,Maltese)
Namibùii (C,U,Sangho)
Namibya (C,U,Turkish)
Namibya (Tagalog)
Namîbya (C,U,Kurdish)
Namiibia (C,U,Estonian)
Namiibiya (C,U,Somali)
Namimbia (C,U,Kikuyu)
Namipia (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Nam-mi-bi-a (C,U,Vietnamese)
Orílẹ́ède Namibia (C,U,Yoruba)
नामिबिया (C,U,Nepali)
नामिबिया (Marathi)
ประเทศนามิเบีย (C,U,Thai)
Намибија (C,U,Macedonian)
Намибија (Serbian)
Намібія (C,U,Belorussian)
Намібія (Ukrainian)
Ναμίμπια (C,U,Greek)
נאמיביה (C,U,Hebrew )
नमीबिया (C,U,Kashmiri)
नमीबिया (Sanskrit)
नमीबिया (Marathi)
ນາມິເບຍ (C,U,Lao)
ناميبيا (C,U,Arabic)
نامىبىيە (C,U,Uyghur)
ናሚቢያ (C,U,Tigrinya)
ናሚቢያ (Amharic)
ნამიბია (C,U,Georgian)
ណាមីប៊ី (C,U,Khmer)
Նամիբիա (C,U,Armenian)
นามิเบีย (C,U,Thai)
나미비아 (C,U,Korean)
نامیبیا (C,U,Kurdish)
نامیبیا (Urdu)
نامیبیا (Persian-Farsi)
ナミビア (C,U,Japanese)
ナミビア共和国 (C,U,Japanese)
নামিবিয়া (C,U,Bengali)
నమీబియా (C,U,Telugu)
நமீபியா (C,U,Tamil)
නැමීබියාව (C,U,Sinhala)
നമീബിയ (C,U,Malayalam)
નામિબિયા (C,U,Gujarati)
နမ်မီးဘီးယား (C,U,Burmese)
ན་མི་བི་ཡ། (C,U,Tibetan)
ನಮೀಬಿಯಾ (C,U,Kannada)
ନାମ୍ବିଆ (C,U,Oriya)
नामीबिया (C,U,Hindi)
Deutsch-Südwestafrika (H,V)
German South West Africa (H,V)
German Southwest Africa (H,V)
South West Africa (H,V)
South-West Africa (H,V)
Suidwes-Afrika (H,V)  ............ used by South Africa since 1919

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Commonwealth of Nations (association)  ....  Commonwealth of Nations (association) (P)
Hierarchy of Namibia (nation)  ........  Namibia (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independent since March 21, 1990
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)  ............  1919-present, UN rejected 1966
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
dependency (H)  ............  of South Africa, until 1990
territory (H)
controlled region (H)  ............  German, 1885-early 20th cen.
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Windhoek .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Namibia, Khomas) [1094042]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1990
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1990

Sources and Contributors:
Намибия..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Республика Намибия..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
纳米比亚..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
纳米比亚共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جُهور ةًنام بِاَ..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
ةًنام بِاَ..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
נמיביה..........  [IMJ, VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
नामिबिया..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ประเทศนามิเบีย..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Намибија..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Намібія..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Ναμίμπια..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
נאמיביה..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
नमीबिया..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ນາມິເບຍ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ناميبيا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
نامىبىيە..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ናሚቢያ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ნამიბია..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ណាមីប៊ី..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Նամիբիա..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
นามิเบีย..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
나미비아..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
نامیبیا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ナミビア..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ナミビア共和国..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
নামিবিয়া..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
నమీబియా..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
நமீபியா..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
නැමීබියාව..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
നമീബിയ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
નામિબિયા..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
နမ်မီးဘီးယား..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ན་མི་བི་ཡ།..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ನಮೀಬಿಯಾ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ନାମ୍ବିଆ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
नामीबिया..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
An Namaib..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Deutsch-Südwestafrika..........  [VP]
......................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1144
German Southwest Africa..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1144
German South West Africa..........  [VP]
.........................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
i-Namibia..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
ISO516..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
NA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
NAM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
Namibhiya..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibia..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-66
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1144
Namíbia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Namibía..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibian..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 26
Na-mi-bi-a (Namibia)..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibia nutome..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981)
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 70
Namibië..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibien..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibii..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibija..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namībija..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibio..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibiya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibiyän..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibja..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibùii..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namibya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namîbya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namiibia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namiibiya..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namimbia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Namipia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Nam-mi-bi-a..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Orílẹ́ède Namibia..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
República de Namibia..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Republic of Namibia..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 665
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République de Namibie..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
South West Africa..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 32 ff.
South-West Africa..........  [VP]
................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 435-436
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
Suidwes-Afrika..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1144
WA00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 97
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 665
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 435-436
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 32 ff.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3355338
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 97
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-66
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 70
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 26
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1144
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namibia
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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