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ID: 1000161
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000161

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Guinea Ecuatorial (nation)  Guinea Ecuatorial (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 2.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 010 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises mainland region and islands in the gulf of Guinea; first inhabitants were Pygmies; Portuguese arrived in 1471; Bantu-speaking Fang and Bubi peoples immigrated 17th-19th centuries; parts of the region were under British and Spanish rule from the 17th century; official language is Spanish, though pidgin English and Fang are also spoken.

Names:
Guinea Ecuatorial (preferred,C,V,Spanish-P,U,N)
República de Guinea Ecuatorial (C,V,O,Spanish,U)
Guinée équatoriale (C,V,French-P,U)
République de Guinée équatoriale (C,V,O,French,U,N)
Equatorial Guinea (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Republic of Equatorial Guinea (C,O,English,U,N)
Equatorial Guinea, Republic of (C,O,English,U,N)
Repùblica de Guinea Ecuatorial (C,V,Spanish,U,N)
Guinée équitoriale (C,V,French,U,N)
Guiné Equatorial (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
República da Guiné Equatorial (C,O,Portuguese,U,N)
Equatoriaal Guinea (C,O)
Äquatorial-guinea (C,O)
Экваториальная Гвинея (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Экваториальная Гвинея (C,O,Russian,U)
赤道几内亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
赤道几内亚共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
غ اًَِالاس خوائ ةَ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةًغ اًَِالاس خوائةَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
GNQ (C,O,ISO3L)
GQ (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO226 (C,O,ISO3N)
EK00 (C,O,FIPS)
Posesiones Españolas del Golfo de Guinea (H,V,Spanish,U,N)
Territorios Españoles del Golfo de Guinea (H,V)
Guinea Ecuatorial, Provincia de la (H,O)
Spanish Guinea (H,O)
Guinea Española (H,O)
Guinee Espagnol (H,O)
Equatorial Guinean (C,O,English,U,A)
Equatoguinean (C,O)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  borders established 1900; gained independence 1968
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  Portuguese, late 15th century-1778; Spanish, 1778-1829; British, 1829-1843; Spanish, 1843-1968

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Malabo .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Guinea Ecuatorial, Bioko Norte) [1089661]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1968

Sources and Contributors:
Экваториальная Гвинея..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Республика Экваториальная Гвинея..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
赤道几内亚..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
赤道几内亚共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
غ اًَِالاس خوائ ةَ..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
جُهور ةًغ اًَِالاس خوائةَ..........  [VP]
............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Äquatorial-guinea..........  [VP]
................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
EK00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Equatoguinean..........  [VP]
..........................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Equatoriaal Guinea..........  [VP]
...................................  Engels Woordenboek (1987)
Equatorial Guinea..........  [BHA, VP]
................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 591
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 532 ff.
................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 375
Equatorial Guinean..........  [VP]
...................................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) 13
Equatorial Guinea, Republic of..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
GNQ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
GQ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Guinea Ecuatorial..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
................................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 755
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Guinea Ecuatorial, Provincia de la..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Guinea Española..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Guinée équatoriale..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Guinée équitoriale..........  [VP]
...................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
Guinee Espagnol..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Guiné Equatorial..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
ISO226..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Posesiones Españolas del Golfo de Guinea..........  [VP]
.................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
República da Guiné Equatorial..........  [VP]
..................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Repùblica de Guinea Ecuatorial..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 602
.....................................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 192
.....................................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
República de Guinea Ecuatorial..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Republic of Equatorial Guinea..........  [VP]
..................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
..................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République de Guinée équatoriale..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 779
Spanish Guinea..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 375
Territorios Españoles del Golfo de Guinea..........  [VP]
....................................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 375
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 591
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 602
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 192
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 755
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) 13; accessed 03/30/00
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 532 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766; 779
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 342
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 375
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 375
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)

 

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