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ID: 7005237
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005237

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Guernsey (dependent state)  Guernsey (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 002 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.3330  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises Guernsey island and a few smaller islands. The area was settled in prehistoric times. It was incorporated into Normandy in 933. Documents from the 11th century attest to a handful of landowners, including the Duke of Normandy. Guernsey was separated politically from Normandy in 1204. English is generally spoken in the towns, though a Norman-French patois is also spoken.

Names:
Guernsey (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Guernsey (Magyar (Hungarian))
Guernsey (Afrikaans)
Guernsey (Slovak)
Guernsey (Italian)
Guernsey (Vietnamese)
Guernsey (Danish)
Guernsey (Turkish)
Guernsey (Slovene)
Guernsey (Northern Sami)
Guernsey (German)
Guernsey (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Guernsey (Croatian)
Guernsey (Spanish)
Guernsey (Swahili (generic))
Guernsey (Indonesian)
Guernsey (Estonian)
Guernsey (Finnish)
Guernsey (Galician)
Guernsey (Catalan)
Guernsey (Greenlandic)
Guernsey (Swedish)
Guernsey (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Guernsey (Basque)
Guernsey (Czech)
Guernsey (Portuguese)
Guernsey (Romansh)
Guernsey (Icelandic)
Guernsey (Dutch)
Guernsey (Romanian)
Guernsey (Malay (macrolanguage))
Guernsey (Faroese)
Bailiwick of Guernsey (C,V,English,U,N)
Guernesey (C,V,English,U,N)
Guernesey (French)
GG (C,O)
GGY (C,O)
ISO831 (C,O)
GK00 (C,O,FIPS)
Bailliage de Guernesey (C,U,French)
Geansaí (C,U,O,Irish Gaelic)
Gērnsija (C,U,Latvian)
Görnsey (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Guernse nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Guernsis (C,U,Lithuanian)
Gurnsi (C,U,Bosnian)
Gwernenez (C,U,Breton)
I-Guernsey (C,U,Zulu)
Kuenisī (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Wyspa Guernsey (C,U,Polish)
گوئرنسی (C,U,Urdu)
Гернсі (C,U,Ukrainian)
גרנסי (C,U,Hebrew )
ଗୁଏରନେସି (C,U,Oriya)
गुएर्नसे (C,U,Nepali)
เกิร์นซีย์ (C,U,Thai)
ഗേണ്‍സി (C,U,Malayalam)
Гернси (C,U,Russian)
ગ્વેર્નસે (C,U,Gujarati)
ग्वेर्नसे (C,U,Hindi)
ग्वेर्नसे (Marathi)
گرنزی (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
о. Гърнзи (C,U,Bulgarian)
గ్వేర్నసే (C,U,Telugu)
格恩西岛 (C,U,Chinese)
ጉርነሲ (C,U,Amharic)
ガーンジー (C,U,Japanese)
গ্রাঞ্জি (C,U,Bengali)
Гурнси (C,U,Serbian)
غيرنزي (C,U,Arabic)
Γκερνσέι (C,U,Greek)
ಗುರ್ನಜೀ (C,U,Kannada)
건지 (C,U,Korean)
Гвернзи (C,U,Macedonian)
கெர்ன்சி (C,U,Tamil)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Guernsey (dependent state)  ........  Guernsey (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Channel Islands (island group)  ............  Channel Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Guernsey (dependent state)  ................  Guernsey (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern Europe (general region)  ........  Northern Europe (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Guernsey (dependent state)  ............  Guernsey (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Guernsey (dependent state)  ............  Guernsey (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  united with England at Norman Conquest in 1066, administered separately from Jersey from the 15th cen.
primary political unit (C)
bailiwick (C)  ............  bailiff given jurisdiction in 13th cen.
political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Saint Peter Port .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, Guernsey) [7017233]

Sources and Contributors:
گوئرنسی..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Гернсі..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
גרנסי..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
ଗୁଏରନେସି..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
गुएर्नसे..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
เกิร์นซีย์..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
ഗേണ്‍സി..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Гернси..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
ગ્વેર્નસે..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
ग्वेर्नसे..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
گرنزی..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
о. Гърнзи..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
గ్వేర్నసే..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
格恩西岛..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
ጉርነሲ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
ガーンジー..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
গ্রাঞ্জি..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Гурнси..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
غيرنزي..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Γκερνσέι..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
ಗುರ್ನಜೀ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
건지..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Гвернзи..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
கெர்ன்சி..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Bailiwick of Guernsey..........  [VP]
......................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 543-544
......................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Bailliage de Guernesey..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Geansaí..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Gērnsija..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
GG..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
GGY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
GK00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Görnsey..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Guernesey..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
....................  ISO Newsletter I-8 (2007) accessed 3 October 2007
Guernse nutome..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Guernsey..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Baedekers: Great Britain (1966)
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
.................  Blue Guide: Ireland (1979)
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 126 & 249
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 173
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
.................  ISO Newsletter I-8 (2007) accessed 3 October 2007
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 474
Guernsis..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Gurnsi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Gwernenez..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
I-Guernsey..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
ISO831..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
Kuenisī..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Wyspa Guernsey..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Baedekers: Great Britain (1966)
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Blue Guide: Ireland (1979)
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 126 & 249
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 173
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 543-544
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3042362
..................  ISO Newsletter I-8 (2007) accessed 3 October 2007
..................  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 July 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 474
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guernsey
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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