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ID: 1000193
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000193

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of South Africa (nation)  South Africa (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -30.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 026 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 26.0000  decimal degrees

Note: San Bushmen arrived in area 10,000 BCE; Iron Age Bantu-speakers immigrated for centuries until 15th century; Dias arrived on Cape 1488, Dutch 1650s; British and Boer dispute led to war 1899-1902; non-Europeans were granted limited government participation 1983; official languages are Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Pedi, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, and Zulu.

Names:
South Africa (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Republic of South Africa (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Suid-Afrika (C,V,Afrikaans-P,U,N)
Republiek van Suid-Afrika (C,V,O,Afrikaans,U,N)
Zuid-Afrika (C,O)
Sewula Afrika (C,V,Ndebele-P,U,N)
iRiphabliki yeSewula Afrika (C,V,O,Ndebele,U)
Repabliki we Sewula Afrika (C,V,Ndebele,U,N)
Afrika-Borwa (C,V,Sotho, Northern-P,U,N)
Afrika-Borwa (Sotho, Southern,U,N)
Afrika-Borwa (Tswana,U,N)
Rephaboliki ya Afrika-Borwa (C,V,O,Sotho, Northern,U)
Repabliki ya Afrika-Borwa (C,V,Tswana,U,N)
Repabliki ya Afrika-Borwa (Sotho, Northern,U,N)
Repabliki ya Afrika-Borwa (Sotho, Southern,U,N)
Afrika Borwa (C,V,Sotho, Southern-P,U)
Rephaboliki ya Afrika Borwa (C,V,O,Sotho, Southern,U)
Ningizimu Afrika (C,V,Zulu-P,U,N)
Ningizimu Afrika (Swati (Swazi)-P,U,N)
iRiphabhulikhi yeNingizimu Afrika (C,V,O,Swati (Swazi),U)
Riphabiliki yase Ningizimu Afrika (C,V,Zulu,U,N)
Riphabiliki yase Ningizimu Afrika (Swati (Swazi),U,N)
Aforika Borwa (C,V,Tswana-P,U)
Rephaboliki ya Aforika Borwa (C,V,O,Tswana,U)
Afrika Dzonga (C,V,Tsonga-P,U)
Afrika-Dzonga (C,V,Tsonga,U,N)
Riphabliki ra Afrika Dzonga (C,V,O,Tsonga,U)
Riphabiliki ya Afrika-Dzonga (C,V,Tsonga,U,N)
Afurika Tshipembe (C,V,Venda-P,U)
Riphabuliki ya Afurika Tshipembe (C,V,O,Venda,U)
Afrika Tshipembe (C,V,Venda,U,N)
Riphabuliki ya Afrika Tshipembe (C,V,Venda,U,N)
uMzantsi Afrika (C,V,Xhosa-P,U)
Mzantsi Afrika (C,V,Xhosa,U,N)
iRiphabliki yaseMzantsi Afrika (C,V,O,Xhosa,U)
iRiphabliki ya Mzantsi Afrika (C,V,Xhosa,U,N)
iRiphabliki yaseNingizimu Afrika (C,V,O,Zulu,U)
República de Sudáfrica (C,V,Spanish,U,N)
Sudáfrica (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Afrique du Sud (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République sud-africaine (C,O,French,U,N)
África do Sul (C,O)
Africa del Sud (C,O)
Südafrika (C,O)
Южная Африка (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Южно-Африканская Республика (C,O,Russian,U)
南非 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
南非共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ج وٌب أفرًل اِ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ج وٌب أفرًل اِ (C,O,Arabic,U)
ZAF (C,O,ISO3L)
ZA (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO710 (C,O,ISO3N)
SF00 (C,V,FIPS)
Union of South Africa (H,V)
Unie van Suid-Afrika (H,V)
South African (C,O)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  federal union established 1910
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1961

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Bloemfontein .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, South Africa, Free State) [1092884]
..................  judicial capital
capital is ....  Cape Town .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, South Africa, Western Cape) [7000811]
..................  legislative capital
capital is ....  Pretoria .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, South Africa, Gauteng) [7000810]
..................  executive capital
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  withdrew in 1961; rejoined in 1994
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Южная Африка..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Южно-Африканская Республика..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
南非..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
南非共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
ج وٌب أفرًل اِ..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
جُهور ةً ج وٌب أفرًل اِ..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Aforika Borwa..........  [VP]
..........................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Africa del Sud..........  [VP]
.............................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 17
África do Sul..........  [VP]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
Afrika-Borwa..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Afrika Borwa..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Afrika-Dzonga..........  [VP]
..........................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Afrika Dzonga..........  [VP]
..........................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Afrika Tshipembe..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Afrique du Sud..........  [VP]
.............................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 80
Afurika Tshipembe..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
iRiphabhulikhi yeNingizimu Afrika..........  [VP]
........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
iRiphabliki ya Mzantsi Afrika..........  [VP]
..................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
iRiphabliki yaseMzantsi Afrika..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
iRiphabliki yaseNingizimu Afrika..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
iRiphabliki yeSewula Afrika..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
ISO710..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
Mzantsi Afrika..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Ningizimu Afrika..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Repabliki we Sewula Afrika..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Repabliki ya Afrika-Borwa..........  [VP]
............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Rephaboliki ya Aforika Borwa..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Rephaboliki ya Afrika-Borwa..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Rephaboliki ya Afrika Borwa..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
República de Sudáfrica..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Republic of South Africa..........  [FDA, VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 771
.........................................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.........................................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 94
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Republiek van Suid-Afrika..........  [FDA, VP]
............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 716
............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1133
République sud-africaine..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 775
Riphabiliki ya Afrika-Dzonga..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Riphabiliki yase Ningizimu Afrika..........  [VP]
........................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Riphabliki ra Afrika Dzonga..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Riphabuliki ya Afrika Tshipembe..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
Riphabuliki ya Afurika Tshipembe..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Sewula Afrika..........  [VP]
..........................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 28 July 2009
SF00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 75
South Africa..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 701
.......................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 601-602
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (1996)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 32 ff.
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 80
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
South African..........  [VP]
..........................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 34
Sudáfrica..........  [VP]
....................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 550
Südafrika..........  [VP]
....................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 597
Suid-Afrika..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
uMzantsi Afrika..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Unie van Suid-Afrika..........  [VP]
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1133
Union of South Africa..........  [VP]
......................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1133
ZA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
ZAF..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 775
Zuid-Afrika..........  [VP]
.......................  Engels Woordenboek (1987)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 701
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 716
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 601-602
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 597
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 17
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 550
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1996)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 32 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 771; 775
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 75
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 94
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 80
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 34
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1133
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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