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ID: 1000225
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000225

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -16.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 167 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 167.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Settled by Melanesians 14th century BCE; charted by Portuguese P de Queirós 1606, French Bougainville 1768, and British Cook 1774; settled by British missionaries 19th century; placed under joint British/French control to stop slave trade to Australia 1887; official languages are English, French and Bislama (a form of pidgin English).

Names:
Vanuatu (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ since 1980
Vanuatu (Bislama-P,U,N)
Vanuatu (French-P,U,N)
Ripablik blong Vanuatu (C,V,O,Bislama,U,N)
Republic of Vanuatu (C,V,O,English,U,N)
République de Vanuatu (C,V,O,French,U,N)
República de Vanuatu (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Вануату (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Вануату (C,O,Russian,U)
瓦努阿图 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
瓦努阿图共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
فاهواثو (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً فاهواثو (C,O,Arabic,U)
VUT (C,O,ISO3L)
VU (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO548 (C,O,ISO3N)
NH00 (C,O,FIPS)
Nouvelles-Hébrides (H,V)  ............ 1906-1980
New Hebrides (H,V)  ............ 1906-1980
Vanuatuan (C,O,English,U,A)
Ni-Vanuatu (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Vanuatu (nation)  ........  Vanuatu (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independent since July 30, 1980
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
inhabited region (C)  ............  by 14th cen. BCE
island nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
condominium (H)  ............  French/British, early 20th century

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Port Vila .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Vanuatu, Shefa Province) [1098841]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1980
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1981

Sources and Contributors:
Вануату..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Республика Вануату..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
瓦努阿图..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
瓦努阿图共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
فاهواثو..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً فاهواثو..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
ISO548..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
New Hebrides..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 833
NH00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 58
Ni-Vanuatu..........  [VP]
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 04/03/00
Nouvelles-Hébrides..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-157
República de Vanuatu..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Republic of Vanuatu..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 773
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
République de Vanuatu..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 785
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Ripablik blong Vanuatu..........  [VP]
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 730
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 747
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Vanuatu..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 683-684
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 653
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 90
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 833
Vanuatuan..........  [VP]
....................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
VU..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
VUT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 773
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 730
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 747
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 683-684
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 653
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 04/03/00
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 773; 785
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 58
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-157
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 90
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 833
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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