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ID: 1000179
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000179

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Al Maghrib (nation)  Al Maghrib (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 005 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -5.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area of modern Morocco was the Roman province of Mauretania. It was successively invaded by Muslims, Berbers, Spain, Portugal, England and France betweeb the 7th and 20th centuries. It was split between French and Spanish Morocco until the mid-20th century. The West Sahara and Algerian borders are disputed. The official language is Arabic, although several Berber dialects and French are also spoken.

Names:
Al Maghrib (preferred,C,V,display,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Al Mamlakah al Maghribīyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Maghribīyah, Al Mamlakah al (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
al-Mamlakah al-Maghribīyah (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Maghrabiya, Al-Mamlaka al- (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Al-Magreb (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Magreb (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Maroc (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Royaume du Maroc (C,O,French,U,N)
Morocco (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Kingdom of Morocco (C,O,English,U,N)
Marokko (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Marruecos (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Reino de Marruecos (C,V,Spanish,U,N)
Marrocos (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
Marrocos (Spanish,U,N)
Al Maghrib al Aqşá (C,V)
El Maghreb el Aqsa (C,V)
Marocco (C,V)
Moghreb-el-Aksa (C,V)
MAR (C,O,ISO3L)
MA (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO504 (C,O,ISO3N)
MO00 (C,O,FIPS)
Moroccan (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence in 1956
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
kingdom (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Rabat .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Al Maghrib, Rabat-Salé-Kénitra) [7001584]
historical connection ....  Idrisid Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8711766]
historical connection ....  Maranid Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8711790]
member of ....  Arab League .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7000153]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1956

Sources and Contributors:
Al Maghrib..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Al Maghrib al Aqşá..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
Al-Magreb..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
....................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 274
al-Mamlakah al-Maghribīyah..........  [VP]
...............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 674
...............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 792
Al Mamlakah al Maghribīyah..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
El Maghreb el Aqsa..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
ISO504..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Kingdom of Morocco..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
MA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Maghrabiya, Al-Mamlaka al-..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
Maghribīyah, Al Mamlakah al..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
Magreb..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
MAR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
Maroc..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 68
Marocco..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
Marokko..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 408
Marrocos..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Marruecos..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 68
MO00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 54
Moghreb-el-Aksa..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 July 2009
Moroccan..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 25
Morocco..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 677
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 426-427
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 64
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 68
Reino de Marruecos..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Royaume du Maroc..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 677
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 674
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 426-427
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 408
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769; 781
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 54
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 274
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 64
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 68
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 25
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 792
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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