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ID: 7005388
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Dominican Republic (nation)  Dominican Republic (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 19.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 070 40 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -70.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises east section of Hispaniola island (west section is Haiti) and smaller islands; area was inhabited by Caribs, who had conquered Arawaks, when Columbus arrived in 1492; part of Spanish colony of Hispaniola through 17th century; held by French 1785-1809; official language is Spanish.

Names:
República Dominicana (preferred,C,V,O,Spanish-P,U,N)  ............ name used after 1844
Dominican Republic (C,O,English-P,U,N)
République dominicaine (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Dominikanische Republik (C,O)
Доминиканская Республика (C,O,Russian-P,U)
多米尼加 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
多米尼加共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
الجهور ةً الدّوم يِىَ ةِ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
DOM (C,O,ISO3L)
DO (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO626 (C,O,ISO3N)
DR00 (C,O,FIPS)
Santo Domingo (H,V)  ............ used for province, from 1697
Dominican (C,O,English,U,A)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Hispaniola (island)  ........  Hispaniola (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Dominican Republic (nation)  ............  Dominican Republic (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  island first partitioned between French & Spanish in 1697, nation created in 1844
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Santo Domingo .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional) [1016499]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Доминиканская Республика..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
多米尼加..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
多米尼加共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
الجهور ةً الدّوم يِىَ ةِ..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
DO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Online Browsing Platform (2015-) accessed 10 December 2015
DOM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 765
Dominican..........  [VP]
....................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 18 January 2008
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 12
Dominican Republic..........  [BHA, VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 174-176
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 248-249
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 167 ff.
...................................  ISO Handbook (1982)
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-26
...................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 338
Dominikanische Republik..........  [VP]
.........................................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 991
DR00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
ISO626..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
República Dominicana..........  [VP Preferred]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 587
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 598
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 174-176
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 15 June 2009
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
République dominicaine..........  [BHA, VP]
.........................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
.........................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 15 June 2009
Santo Domingo..........  [VP]
..........................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 174-176
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 587
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 598
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 174-176
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 248-249
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 991
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 167 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
..................  ISO Handbook (1982)
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 765
..................  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) 50
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 12
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 338
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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