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ID: 7005870
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005870

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 14 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 14.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 061 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -61.0000  decimal degrees

Note: First inhabited by Awaraks, then Caribs; charted by Columbus in 1502, but Europeans did not settle here until 17th cen.; ruled by France from 1674, with a few brief periods of British rule; Caribs were killed by French; Africans were brought as slaves; official language is French, though a creole dialect is widely spoken.

Names:
Martinique (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
La Martinique (C,V)
Département de la Martinique (C,V)
Department of Martinique (C,O)
Martinica (C,O)
MTQ (C,O,ISO3L)
MQ (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO474 (C,O,ISO3N)
Martiniquan (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 Martinique (dependent state)  ........  Martinique (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 Windward Islands (island group)  ........  Windward Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Martinique (dependent state)  ............  Martinique (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 Martinique (dependent state)  ............  Martinique (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Martinique (dependent state)  ............  Martinique (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  French colony from 1635, department since 1946
primary political unit (C)
overseas department (C)
island (C)
colony (H)  ............  French, established in 17th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
Département de la Martinique..........  [VP]
...............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 666
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 892-893
Department of Martinique..........  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 892-893
ISO474..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
La Martinique..........  [VP]
..........................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 573
Martinica..........  [VP]
....................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 871
Martiniquan..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 20 January 2004
Martinique..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 397
.......................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.......................  ISO Handbook (1982)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-59
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 734
MQ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MTQ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 666
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 397
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 573
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 871
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 892-893
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1982)
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 20 January 2004
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-59
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 734
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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