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ID: 7005729
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005729

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 55 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.9167  decimal degrees
Long: 014 25 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 14.4167  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises 3 islands in strategic location in Mediterranean; inhabited since 3800 BCE; ruled by Carthaginians (8th century BCE), Rome (until 395), Constantinople, Arabs (870) and Normans (1091); ceded to Hospitalers (Knights of St. John) in 1530; British by 1802; official languages are Maltese (a Semitic language of the Southern Central group) and English.

Names:
Malta (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Malta (Catalan)
Malta (Afrikaans)
Malta (Kikuyu)
Malta (Slovak)
Malta (Lithuanian)
Malta (Swahili (generic))
Malta (Basque)
Malta (Slovene)
Malta (Estonian)
Malta (Portuguese)
Malta (Malay (macrolanguage))
Malta (Turkish)
Malta (Danish)
Malta (Breton)
Malta (Spanish-P,U,N)
Malta (Croatian)
Malta (Romanian)
Malta (Malagasy)
Malta (North Ndebele)
Malta (Galician)
Malta (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Malta (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Malta (Greenlandic)
Malta (Bosnian)
Malta (Hausa)
Malta (Maltese-P,U,N)
Malta (Icelandic)
Malta (Azerbaijani)
Malta (Welsh)
Malta (Finnish)
Malta (Czech)
Malta (Romansh)
Malta (German)
Malta (Faroese)
Malta (Swedish)
Malta (Dutch)
Malta (Indonesian)
Malta (Latvian)
Malta (Shona)
Malta (Italian-P,U,N)
Malta (Polish)
Repubblika ta'Malta (C,V,O,Maltese,U,N)
Republic of Malta (C,V,English,U,N)
Malta, Republic of (C,V,English,U,N)
Maltese Islands (C,V)
Malte (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Malte (Fulah)
République de Malte (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Malta (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Мальта (C,O,Ukrainian)
Мальта (Belorussian)
Мальта (Russian-P,U)
Республика Мальта (C,O,Russian,U)
马耳他 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
马耳他共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ما طًة (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ما طًة (C,O,Arabic,U)
MLT (C,O,ISO3L)
MT (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO470 (C,O,ISO3N)
MT00 (C,V,FIPS)
Maltese (C,O,English,U,A)
מלטה (C,U,Hebrew )
i-Malta (C,U,Zulu)
Insula Malta (C,U,Romanian)
Isla de Malta (C,U,Spanish)
Maalda (C,U,Somali)
Malitɛ (C,U,Lingala)
Malita (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Malita (Ganda (Ugandan language))
Malita (Rundi)
Malite (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Málta (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Málta (Irish Gaelic)
Málta (Northern Sami)
Mâlta (C,U,Sangho)
Malta Island (C,U,English)
Malta nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Malta saar (C,U,Estonian)
Maltë (C,U,Albanian)
Malti (C,U,Bambara)
Malto (C,U,Esperanto)
Man-ta (C,U,Vietnamese)
Mɔlta (C,U,Akan)
Orílẹ́ède Malata (C,U,Yoruba)
Pulau Malta (C,U,Indonesian)
Repubblika ta’ Malta (C,U)
State of Malta (C,U)
Μάλτα (C,U,Greek)
マルタ (C,U,Japanese)
マルタ島 (C,U,Japanese)
ማልታ (C,U,Amharic)
ማልታ (Tigrinya)
Մալթա (C,U,Armenian)
ມັນຕາ (C,U,Lao)
몰타 (C,U,Korean)
مالت (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
Малта (C,U,Serbian)
Малта (Bulgarian)
Малта (Macedonian)
มอลตา (C,U,Thai)
माल्टा (C,U,Hindi)
माल्टा (Nepali)
माल्टा (Marathi)
مالطة (C,U,Arabic)
ម៉ាល់តា (C,U,Khmer)
மால்டா (C,U,Tamil)
მალტა (C,U,Georgian)
ମାଲ୍ଟା (C,U,Oriya)
مالطا (C,U,Arabic)
মাল্টা (C,U,Bengali)
མལ་ཊ། (C,U,Tibetan)
මෝල්ටාව (C,U,Sinhala)
ماڵتا (C,U,Kurdish)
مالٹا (C,U,Urdu)
మాల్టా (C,U,Telugu)
മാള്‍ട്ട (C,U,Malayalam)
ಮಾಲ್ಟಾ (C,U,Kannada)
માલ્ટા (C,U,Gujarati)
Sovereign State of Malta (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Malta (nation)  ........  Malta (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Southern Europe (general region)  ........  Southern Europe (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Malta (nation)  ............  Malta (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Commonwealth of Nations (association)  ....  Commonwealth of Nations (association) (P)
Hierarchy of Malta (nation)  ........  Malta (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of European Union (union)  ........  European Union (union) (P)
Hierarchy of Malta (nation)  ............  Malta (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of European Economic Area (zone)  ........  European Economic Area (zone) (P,U)
Hierarchy of Malta (nation)  ............  Malta (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence from Britain on September 21, 1964
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established in 1974
island nation (C)
municipium (H)  ............  after coming under Roman control in 218 BC
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Valletta .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, Malta, Valletta) [7005732]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1964
member of ....  European Union .......... (union)
................  (World, Europe) [7030305]
................  since 2004
member of ....  Euro Zone .......... (union)
................  (World, Europe) [7033130]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1964

Sources and Contributors:
Мальта..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Республика Мальта..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
马耳他..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
马耳他共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
ما طًة..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
جُهور ةً ما طًة..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
מלטה..........  [IMJ, VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
...........  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Μάλτα..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
マルタ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
マルタ島..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
ማልታ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Մալթա..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
ມັນຕາ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
몰타..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
مالت..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Малта..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
มอลตา..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
माल्टा..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
مالطة..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
ម៉ាល់តា..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
மால்டா..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
მალტა..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
ମାଲ୍ଟା..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
مالطا..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
মাল্টা..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
མལ་ཊ།..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
මෝල්ටාව..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
ماڵتا..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
مالٹا..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
మాల్టా..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
മാള്‍ട്ട..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
ಮಾಲ್ಟಾ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
માલ્ટા..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
i-Malta..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Insula Malta..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Isla de Malta..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
ISO470..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Maalda..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Malitɛ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Malita..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Malite..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Malta..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 390-391
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:559
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..............  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..............  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1992) plate 83
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-58
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 719
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 719
Málta..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Mâlta..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Malta Island..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Malta nutome..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Malta, Republic of..........  [VP]
...................................  USBGN Bulletin 19 (1999) 1
Malta saar..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Malte..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 308
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Maltë..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Maltese..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 23
Maltese Islands..........  [FDA]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Malti..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Malto..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Man-ta..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
MLT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
Mɔlta..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
MT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MT00..........  [VP]
...........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Orílẹ́ède Malata..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Pulau Malta..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Repubblika ta'Malta..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 653
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 664
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
...................................  USBGN Bulletin 19 (1999) 1
Repubblika ta’ Malta..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
República de Malta..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Republic of Malta..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 744-745
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
République de Malte..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
Sovereign State of Malta..........  [FDA]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 719
State of Malta..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, IMJ, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 653
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 664
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 390-391
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 559; 2:559
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 308
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 744-745
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2562770
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) plate 83
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-58
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 23
..................  USBGN Bulletin 19 (1999) 1
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 719
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 719
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9C%D0%B0%D0%BB%D1%8C%D1%82%D0%B0
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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