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ID: 1000054
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000054

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 05 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 5.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 059 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -59.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was inhabited by Amerindians of whom little is known; sighted by Columbus 1498; settled by Dutch early 17th century; occupied by British during Napoleonic Wars; many Africans came as slaves; East Indians and Chinese came as indentured servants 19th century; official language is English, though Hindi, Urdu, and local dialects are also spoken.

Names:
Guyana (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Guyana (Afrikaans)
Guyana (Occitan)
Guyana (Danish)
Guyana (Welsh)
Guyana (Tagalog)
Guyana (Indonesian)
Guyana (Romanian)
Guyana (Hausa)
Guyana (Shona)
Guyana (French-P,U,N)
Guyana (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Guyana (Aragonese)
Guyana (Malay (macrolanguage))
Guyana (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Guyana (Breton)
Guyana (Italian)
Guyana (German)
Guyana (Swahili (generic))
Guyana (North Ndebele)
Guyana (Finnish)
Guyana (Spanish-P,U,N)
Guyana (Nauruan)
Guyana (Low German)
Guyana (Romansh)
Guyana (Swedish)
Guyana (Estonian)
Guyana (Norwegian)
Guyana (Vietnamese)
Guyana (Czech)
Guyana (Catalan)
Guyana (Malagasy)
Guyana (Ido)
Guyana (Pampanga)
Guyana (Dutch)
Guyana (Basque)
Guyana (Kikuyu)
Guyana (Greenlandic)
Guyana (Magyar (Hungarian))
Guyana (Slovak)
Guyana (Somali)
Guyana (Northern Sami)
Guyana (Turkish)
Co-operative Republic of Guyana (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Cooperative Republic of Guyana (C,V,English,U,N)
République du Guyana (C,O,French,U,N)
Repóblica de Guyana (C,O,Spanish,U)
Guiana (C,O,Basque)  ............ Portuguese transliteration of indigenous peoples' name for the place, meaning "land of the waters"
Guiana (Romanian)
Guiana (Latin)
Guiana (Albanian)
Guiana (Portuguese)
Guyane (C,O,Rundi)
Гайана (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Гайана (Ukrainian)
Республика Гайана (C,O,Russian,U)
圭亚那 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
圭亚那共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
غ اَنا (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً غ اَنا (C,O,Arabic,U)
GUY (C,O,ISO3L)
GY (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO328 (C,O,ISO3N)
GY00 (C,O,FIPS)
Guyanese (C,O,English,U,A)
An Ghuáin (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Gajāna (C,U,Latvian)
Gajana (C,U,Lithuanian)
Gayâna (C,U,Sangho)
Gayana (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Gayana (Akan)
Giana (C,U,Tetum)
Giyaan (C,U,Fulah)
Giyàn (C,U,Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Giyane (C,U,Lingala)
Guajana (C,U,Albanian)
Guayana (C,U,Slovak)
Güiana (C,U,Galician)
Güiana - Guyana (C,U,Galician)
Gujana (C,U,Faroese)
Gujana (Polish)
Gujana (Maltese)
Gujano (C,U,Esperanto)
Guy-a-na (C,U,Vietnamese)
Guyanadu (C,U,Ewe)
Guyane britannique (C,U,French)
Gvæjana (C,U,Icelandic)
Gvajana (C,U,Bosnian)
Gvajana (Slovene)
Gvajana (Croatian)
Gvayän (C,U,Volapük)
Gwayana (C,U,Cornish)
Gwiyana (C,U,Bambara)
i-Guyana (C,U,Zulu)
Kuiana (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Ngiyane (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Orílẹ́ède Guyana (C,U,Yoruba)
Quyana (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Wayana (C,U,Quechuan)
Ґайана (C,U,Ukrainian)
Гвајана (C,U,Macedonian)
Гвајана (Serbian)
กายานา (C,U,Thai)
ກູຢານາ (C,U,Lao)
ประเทศกายอานา (C,U,Thai)
گۋىئانا (C,U,Uyghur)
ហ្គីយ៉ាណា (C,U,Khmer)
Γουιάνα (C,U,Greek)
Գայանա (C,U,Armenian)
Гвиана (C,U,Bulgarian)
গিয়ানা (C,U,Bengali)
غوايانا (C,U,Arabic)
गुयाना (C,U,Nepali)
गुयाना (Hindi)
ガイアナ (C,U,Japanese)
가이아나 (C,U,Korean)
ጉያና (C,U,Tigrinya)
ጉያና (Amharic)
גיאנה (C,U,Hebrew )
גויאנע (C,U,Yiddish)
غيانا (C,U,Arabic)
கயானா (C,U,Tamil)
ګيانا (C,U,Pashto)
გაიანა (C,U,Georgian)
گویان (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
گیانا (C,U,Urdu)
गयाना (C,U,Marathi)
ଗୁଇନା (C,U,Oriya)
ಗಯಾನಾ (C,U,Kannada)
গিয়ানা (C,U,Bengali)
གྷུ་ཡཱ་ན། (C,U,Tibetan)
Гаяна (C,U,Belorussian)
گویانا (C,U,Kurdish)
గయానా (C,U,Telugu)
กายอานา (C,U,Thai)
ഗയാന (C,U,Malayalam)
ગયાના (C,U,Gujarati)
British Guiana (H,V)  ............ 1831-1966

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British West Indies (general region)  ....  British West Indies (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Guyana (nation)  ........  Guyana (nation) (P,H)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  parliamentary home rule established 1953; gained independence 1966
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  initially within the Commonwealth, in 1970
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
colony (H)  ............  British, 1831-1966
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Georgetown .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, Guyana, Demerara-Mahaica) [7005275]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1966
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1966

Sources and Contributors:
Гайана..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Республика Гайана..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
圭亚那..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
圭亚那共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
غ اَنا..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
جُهور ةً غ اَنا..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Ґайана..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Гвајана..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
กายานา..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
ກູຢານາ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
ประเทศกายอานา..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
گۋىئانا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
ហ្គីយ៉ាណា..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Γουιάνα..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Գայանա..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Гвиана..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
গিয়ানা..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
غوايانا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
गुयाना..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
ガイアナ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
가이아나..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
ጉያና..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
גיאנה..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
גויאנע..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
غيانا..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
கயானா..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
ګيانا..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
გაიანა..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
گویان..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
گیانا..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
गयाना..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
ଗୁଇନା..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
ಗಯಾನಾ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
গিয়ানা..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
གྷུ་ཡཱ་ན།..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Гаяна..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
گویانا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
గయానా..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
กายอานา..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
ഗയാന..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
ગયાના..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
An Ghuáin..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
British Guiana..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 584 ff.
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Cooperative Republic of Guyana..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 252-253
Co-operative Republic of Guyana..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 614
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 621
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
.....................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Gajāna..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Gajana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Gayâna..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Gayana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Giana..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Giyaan..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Giyàn..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Giyane..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Guajana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Guayana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Guiana..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 484 ff.
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Güiana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Güiana - Guyana..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Gujana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Gujano..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
GUY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
Guyana..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plates 117 & 119
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-38
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 477-478
Guy-a-na..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Guyanadu..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Guyane..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) II, 225
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Guyane britannique..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Guyanese..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 16
Gvæjana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Gvajana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Gvayän..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Gwayana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Gwiyana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
GY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
GY00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
i-Guyana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
ISO328..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
Kuiana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Ngiyane..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Orílẹ́ède Guyana..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Quyana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Repóblica de Guyana..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
République du Guyana..........  [VP]
...................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 54
Wayana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 614
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 621
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 252-253
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) II, 225
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 484 ff.; V, 584 ff.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3378535
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plates 117 & 119
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-38
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 54
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 16
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 477-478
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyana
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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