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ID: 7004545
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004545

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 16.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 061 35 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -61.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises an island group and half of Saint-Martin; original Arawak inhabitants were displaced in 15th century by Caribs, who repulsed Spanish attempts at colonization in 16th century; French established colony in 17th century; Africans were brought here as slaves; official language is French, though a creole dialect is widely spoken.

Names:
Guadeloupe (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Région Guadeloupe (C,V)
Guadeloupe, Region of (C,V)
Region of Guadeloupe (C,V)
Département de la Guadeloupe (C,V)
Department of Guadeloupe (C,O)
Guadalupe (C,O)
La Guadeloupe (C,V)
GLP (C,O,ISO3L)
GP (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO312 (C,O,ISO3N)
Guadeloupean (C,V,English,U,A)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Leeward Islands (island group)  ........  Leeward Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Guadeloupe (dependent state)  ............  Guadeloupe (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Antilles françaises (general region)  ........  Antilles françaises (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Guadeloupe (dependent state)  ............  Guadeloupe (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Guadeloupe (dependent state)  ............  Guadeloupe (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  first held by France in 1635, though continuously held only since 1816
primary political unit (C)
overseas department (C)  ............  of France, received departmental status in 1946

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Basse Terre .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Guadeloupe, Basse-Terre arrondissement, Basse-Terre island) [1016594]

Sources and Contributors:
Département de la Guadeloupe..........  [VP]
...............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 617
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 528-529
Department of Guadeloupe..........  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 528-529
GLP..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
GP..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
Guadalupe..........  [VP]
....................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 704
Guadeloupe..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 245
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 357
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  ISO Handbook (1982)
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 May 2017
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 470-471
Guadeloupean..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
Guadeloupe, Region of..........  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
ISO312..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
La Guadeloupe..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 8 May 2017
Région Guadeloupe..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 8 May 20177
Region of Guadeloupe..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 8 May 2017
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 617
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 245
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 357
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 528-529
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
..................  ISO Handbook (1982)
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 704
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 470-471
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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