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ID: 7004549
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004549

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire)  Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 069 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -69.0000  decimal degrees

Note: The Kingdom of the Netherlands dissolved the Netherlands Antilles in 2010. Comprised several islands off the coast of Venezuela and others to the north in Leeward Islands; south islands inhabited by Arawaks, north islands by Caribs when Spanish arrived in late 15th century; in Dutch hands since 17th century; Africans were brought here as slaves; official language is Dutch, though English and Papiamento (a local patois) are widely spoken.

Names:
Nederlandse Antillen (preferred,H,V)
Dutch West Indies (H,O)
Netherlands Antilles (H,O,English-P,U,N)
Antillas Holandesas (H,O)
Antillas Neerlandeses (H,O)
Antilles holandaise (H,O)
Antilles néerlandaises (H,O)
Niederländische Antillen (H,O)
Antilhas Holandesas (H,O)
ANT (H,O,ISO3L)
AN (H,O,ISO2L)
ISO530 (H,O,ISO3N)
NT00 (H,O,FIPS)
Dutch Antillean (H,V,English,U,A)
Curaçao (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Netherlands (nation)  ........  Netherlands (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire)  ............  Netherlands Antilles (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)
dependent state (H)  ............  Dutch since 17th cen., autonomous in internal affairs since 1954; Aruba seceded in 1986
colony (H)  ............  of The Netherlands, until 1954
primary political unit (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Willemstad .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Curaĉao, Curaçao) [7005673]
..................  formerly capital, prior to 2010

Sources and Contributors:
AN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
ANT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
Antilhas Holandesas..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Antillas Holandesas..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-39
Antillas Neerlandeses..........  [VP]
......................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Antilles holandaise..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-39
Antilles néerlandaises..........  [BHA, VP]
.........................................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 508
Curaçao..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 822-825
Dutch Antillean..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Dutch West Indies..........  [VP]
................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
ISO530..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Nederlandse Antillen..........  [VP Preferred]
...................................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
...................................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 280
Netherlands Antilles..........  [BHA, VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 680
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 443
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 646
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 616-617
...................................  ISO Handbook (1982)
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
...................................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-67
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Niederländische Antillen..........  [VP]
.........................................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 43
NT00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 680
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 443
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 646
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 508
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 43
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 616-617
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1982)
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-39
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 280
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-67
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 822-825
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)

 

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