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ID: 7004641
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004641

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Dominica (nation)  Dominica (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 15.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 061 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -61.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises a mountainous island of the same name; earliest known inhabitants were Arawaks, later driven out by Caribs; sighted by Columbus in 1493; settled by French 18th century; awarded to Britain 1783; Caribs died or were deported; Africans brought as slaves in 18th century; official language is English, though French is also widely spoken.

Names:
Dominica (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ named by Columbus in 1493, after the day of the week (Sunday) on which he sighted it
Dominica (Aragonese)
Dominica (Breton)
Dominica (Finnish)
Dominica (Galician)
Dominica (Pampanga)
Dominica (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Dominica (Greenlandic)
Dominica (Romanian)
Dominica (Occitan)
Dominica (Asturian)
Dominica (Malay (macrolanguage))
Dominica (Swedish)
Dominica (Vietnamese)
Dominica (Spanish-P,U,N)
Dominica (German)
Dominica (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Dominica (Low German)
Dominica (Northern Sami)
Dominica (Scots)
Dominica (Italian)
Dominica (Shona)
Dominica (Catalan)
Dominica (Swahili (generic))
Dominica (Danish)
Dominica (Romansh)
Dominica (Norwegian)
Dominica (Dutch)
Dominica (Estonian)
Dominica (Welsh)
Dominica (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Dominica (Portuguese)
Dominca, Commonwealth of (C,V)
Commonwealth of Dominica (C,V,O,English)
Dominique (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Dominique, Commonwealth de (C,V,French,U)
Commonwealth de Dominique (C,O,French,U)
Dominique, Commonwealth de la (C,V,French,U)
Commonwealth de la Dominique (C,O,French,U,N)
Dominica, Commonwealth de (C,V,Spanish,U)
Commonwealth de Dominica (C,O,Spanish,U)
Доминика (C,O,Kazakh)
Доминика (Russia Buriat)
Доминика (Yakut)
Доминика (Bulgarian)
Доминика (Serbian)
Доминика (Kyrgyz)
Доминика (Bashkir)
Доминика (Tatar)
Доминика (Russian-P,U)
Доминика (Chechen)
Доминика (Macedonian)
Доминика (Western Mari)
Содружество Доминики (C,O,Russian,U)
多米尼克 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
多米尼克 (Chinese, Yue)
多米尼克国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
دوم يِكَا (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
كميوثً دوم يِكَا (C,O,Arabic,U)
DMA (C,O,ISO3L)
DM (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO212 (C,O,ISO3N)
DO00 (C,O,FIPS)
Dominican (C,O,English,U,A)
Доминикæ (C,U,Ossetian/Ossetic)
Colony of Dominica (C,U)
Damóo Bikéyah (C,U,Navajo)
Dɔmeneka (C,U,Akan)
Dɔminiki (C,U,Bambara)
Doiminice (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Doiminicia (C,U,Scots Gaelic)
Domeenika (C,U,Somali)
Domenica (C,U,Arpitan)
Domiinika (C,U,Northern Frisian)
Dominik (C,U,Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Dominik (Veps)
Dominik (Turkish)
Dominika (C,U,Uzbek)
Dominika (Lower Sorbian)
Dominika (Hausa)
Dominika (Azerbaijani)
Dominika (Pitcairn-Norfolk)
Dominika (Slovene)
Dominika (Wolof)
Dominika (Breton)
Dominika (Western Frisian)
Dominika (Tagalog)
Dominika (Magyar (Hungarian))
Dominika (Malay (macrolanguage))
Dominika (Faroese)
Dominika (Polish)
Dominika (Fulah)
Dominika (Turkish, Crimean)
Dominika (Cornish)
Dominika (Croatian)
Dominika (Igbo)
Dominika (Turkish)
Dominika (Upper Sorbian)
Dominika (Albanian)
Dominika (Nauruan)
Dominika (Somali)
Dominika (Ganda (Ugandan language))
Dominika (Czech)
Dominika (Bosnian)
Dominika (Malagasy)
Dominika (Central Bikol)
Dominika (Lithuanian)
Dominika (Indonesian)
Dominika (Kikuyu)
Dominika (Novial)
Dominika (Maltese)
Dominika (Rundi)
Dominika (Javanese)
Dominika (Basque)
Dominika (Swahili (generic))
Dominika (Dimli)
Dominika (Sunda)
Dominika (Slovak)
Dominika (Afrikaans)
Dominika (Latvian)
Dominika (Ido)
Dominika (Rwanda)
Dòmíníkà (C,U,Yoruba)
Dóminíka (C,U,Icelandic)
Domínika (C,U,Tetum)
Dömïnîka (C,U,Sangho)
Dominikai Közösség (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Dominika nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Dominikë (C,U,Albanian)
Domínike (C,U,Lingala)
Dominikeän (C,U,Volapük)
Dominikha (C,U,North Ndebele)
Dominiko (C,U,Esperanto)
Důmińika (C,U,Silesian)
Duminika (C,U,Ayamará)
Duminika (Quechuan)
Duminiku (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Duomėnėka (C,U,Samogitian)
i-Dominica (C,U,Zulu)
IDomonokha (C,U,Swati (Swazi))
Orílẹ́ède Dòmíníkà (C,U,Yoruba)
Presidency of Dominica (C,U)
State of Dominica (C,U)
Tô-mí-nì-kâ (C,U,Chinese, Hakka)
Tominika (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
ডোমিনিকা (C,U,Bishnupriya Manipuri)
ডোমিনিকা (Bengali)
Δομινίκα (C,U,Greek)
Остров Доминика (C,U,Russian)
Домінік (C,U,Ukrainian)
ਡੋਮਿਨਿਕਾ (C,U,Panjabi, Eastern)
დომინიკა (C,U,Georgian)
დომინიკა (Mingrelian)
डोमिनिका (C,U,Hindi)
डोमिनिका (Newari)
डोमिनिका (Nepali)
डोमिनिका (Marathi)
ಡೊಮಿನಿಕ (C,U,Kannada)
Դոմինիկա (C,U,Armenian)
Доминике (C,U)
Ντομίνικα (C,U,Greek)
Доминикин Ниицән (C,U,Kalmyk)
دومینیکا (C,U,Azerbaijani, South)
دومینیکا (Persian-Farsi)
डोमोनिका (C,U,Sanskrit)
डोमोनिका (Pali)
도미니카 연방 (C,U,Korean)
דומיניקה (C,U,Hebrew )
ޑޮމިނިކާ (C,U,Maldivian (Divehi))
Домініка (C,U,Ukrainian)
도미니카 (C,U,Korean)
டொமினிக்கா (C,U,Tamil)
ڈومینیکا (C,U,Panjabi, Western)
ڈومینیکا (Urdu)
ដូមីនីកា (C,U,Khmer)
ዶመኒካ (C,U,Amharic)
دۆمینیکا (C,U,Kurdish)
دۆمینیکا (Central Kurdish)
ዶሚኒካ (C,U,Tigrinya)
ዶሚኒካ (Amharic)
ডোমিন্‌ইকা (C,U,Bengali)
डॉमिनिका (C,U,Marathi)
دومينيكا (C,U,Arabic, Egyptian)
دومينيكا (Arabic)
ഡൊമനിക്ക (C,U,Malayalam)
ประเทศดอมินีกา (C,U,Thai)
ཌོ་མི་ནི་ཀ (C,U,Tibetan)
ଡୋମିନିକା (C,U,Oriya)
ໂດເມນິກາ (C,U,Lao)
டொமினிகா (C,U,Tamil)
ডোমিন্ইকা (C,U,Bengali)
ドミニカ国 (C,U,Japanese)
ဒိုမီနီကာနိုင်ငံ (C,U,Burmese)
โดมินิกา (C,U,Thai)
دومىنىكا (C,U,Uyghur)
డోమెనిక (C,U,Telugu)
ဒိုမီနီကာ (C,U,Burmese)
ڈومنیکا (C,U,Urdu)
ཌོ་མིན་ནི་ཀ། (C,U,Tibetan)
ડોમિનિકા (C,U,Gujarati)
ഡൊമിനിക്ക (C,U,Malayalam)
ଡୋମିନାକା (C,U,Oriya)
ಡೊಮಿನಿಕಾ (C,U,Kannada)
Дамініка (C,U,Belorussian)
डोमिनिक (C,U,Hindi)
دومینیک (C,U,Persian-Farsi)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Dominica (nation)  ........  Dominica (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Commonwealth of Nations (association)  ....  Commonwealth of Nations (association) (P)
Hierarchy of Dominica (nation)  ........  Dominica (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Caribbean (general region)  ........  Caribbean (general region) (P,U)
Hierarchy of Dominica (nation)  ............  Dominica (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence from Britain in 1978
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
island nation (C)
colony (H)  ............  British, 1805-1978
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Roseau .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Dominica, Saint George) [1016462]
distinguished from ....  Dominica .......... (island)
..................................  (World, North and Central America, Dominica) [7030369]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1978
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1978

Sources and Contributors:
Доминика..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Содружество Доминики..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
多米尼克..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
多米尼克国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
دوم يِكَا..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
كميوثً دوم يِكَا..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
ডোমিনিকা..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Δομινίκα..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Остров Доминика..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Домінік..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ਡੋਮਿਨਿਕਾ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
დომინიკა..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
डोमिनिका..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ಡೊಮಿನಿಕ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Դոմինիկա..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Доминике..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Ντομίνικα..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Доминикин Ниицән..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
دومینیکا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
डोमोनिका..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
도미니카 연방..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
דומיניקה..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ޑޮމިނިކާ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Домініка..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
도미니카..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
டொமினிக்கா..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ڈومینیکا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ដូមីនីកា..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ዶመኒካ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
دۆمینیکا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ዶሚኒካ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ডোমিন্‌ইকা..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
डॉमिनिका..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
دومينيكا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ഡൊമനിക്ക..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ประเทศดอมินีกา..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ཌོ་མི་ནི་ཀ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ଡୋମିନିକା..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ໂດເມນິກາ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
டொமினிகா..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ডোমিন্ইকা..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ドミニカ国..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ဒိုမီနီကာနိုင်ငံ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
โดมินิกา..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
دومىنىكا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
డోమెనిక..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ဒိုမီနီကာ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ڈومنیکا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ཌོ་མིན་ནི་ཀ།..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ડોમિનિકા..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ഡൊമിനിക്ക..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ଡୋମିନାକା..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ಡೊಮಿನಿಕಾ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Дамініка..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
डोमिनिक..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
دومینیک..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Доминикæ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Colony of Dominica..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Commonwealth de Dominica..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Commonwealth de Dominique..........  [VP]
............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Commonwealth de la Dominique..........  [VP]
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
Commonwealth of Dominica..........  [VP]
.........................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 174
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Damóo Bikéyah..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
DM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
DMA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 765
Dɔmeneka..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dɔminiki..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
DO00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Doiminice..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Doiminicia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Domeenika..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Domenica..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Domiinika..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dominca, Commonwealth of..........  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Dominica..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 586
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 597
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 247-248
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 165-166
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-26
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 48
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 15 June 2009
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 338
Dominica, Commonwealth de..........  [VP]
............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Dominican..........  [VP]
....................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Dominik..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dominika..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dòmíníkà..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dóminíka..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Domínika..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dömïnîka..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dominikai Közösség..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dominika nutome..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dominikë..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Domínike..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dominikeän..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dominikha..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dominiko..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Dominique..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 48
....................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 15 June 2009
Dominique, Commonwealth de..........  [VP]
...............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Dominique, Commonwealth de la..........  [VP]
..................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Důmińika..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Duminika..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Duminiku..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Duomėnėka..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
i-Dominica..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
IDomonokha..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
ISO212..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
Orílẹ́ède Dòmíníkà..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Presidency of Dominica..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
State of Dominica..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Tô-mí-nì-kâ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Tominika..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 586
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 597
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 174
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 247-248
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 165-166
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3575830
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 765; 778
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-26
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 48
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 338
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominica
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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