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ID: 1000173
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000173

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -20.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 047 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 47.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises the island of the same name and surrounding islets. Malayo/Indonesian immigration occurred ca. 1000 BCE via African coast; Africo-Arabs arrived later; Portuguese landed ca. 1500; several important native kingdoms flourished 17th-19th centuries; French settled 17th-18th centuries; official languages are Malagasy (of Malayo-Polynesian origin) and French.

Names:
Madagasikara (preferred,C,V,Malagasy-P,U,N)
Repoblikan'i Madagasikara (C,V,O,Malagasy,U,N)
Repoblika Malagasy (C,V)
Madagascar (C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ since 1975
Madagascar (Romanian)
Madagascar (Irish Gaelic)
Madagascar (Catalan)
Madagascar (Vietnamese)
Madagascar (Scots Gaelic)
Madagascar (Tagalog)
Madagascar (Italian)
Madagascar (Danish)
Madagascar (Pampanga)
Madagascar (Welsh)
Madagascar (Aragonese)
Madagascar (Piemontese)
Madagascar (Malay (macrolanguage))
Madagascar (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Madagascar (Occitan)
Madagascar (French-P,U,N)
Madagascar (Asturian)
Madagascar (Ilocano)
Madagascar (Portuguese)
Madagascar (Shona)
Madagascar (Spanish-P,U,N)
Madagascar (Galician)
Madagascar (Romansh)
République de Madagascar (C,V,O,French,U,N)
Republic of Madagascar (C,O,English,U,N)
República de Madagascar (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Madagaskar (C,O,Kurdish)
Madagaskar (Cornish)
Madagaskar (Swedish)
Madagaskar (Low German)
Madagaskar (Icelandic)
Madagaskar (Czech)
Madagaskar (Greenlandic)
Madagaskar (Polish)
Madagaskar (Albanian)
Madagaskar (Somali)
Madagaskar (Faroese)
Madagaskar (Turkish)
Madagaskar (Dutch)
Madagaskar (Croatian)
Madagaskar (Norwegian)
Madagaskar (Basque)
Madagaskar (Ido)
Madagaskar (Maltese)
Madagaskar (Afrikaans)
Madagaskar (Bosnian)
Madagaskar (Danish)
Madagaskar (Slovak)
Madagaskar (Hausa)
Madagaskar (Northern Sami)
Madagaskar (Breton)
Madagaskar (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Madagaskar (Slovene)
Madagaskar (Malay (macrolanguage))
Madagaskar (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Madagaskar (Estonian)
Madagaskar (Finnish)
Madagaskar (German)
Madagaskar (Indonesian)
Мадагаскар (C,O,Ukrainian)
Мадагаскар (Serbian)
Мадагаскар (Belorussian)
Мадагаскар (Russian-P,U)
Мадагаскар (Tajik)
Мадагаскар (Macedonian)
Мадагаскар (Bulgarian)
Республика Мадагаскар (C,O,Russian,U)
马达加斯加 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
马达加斯加共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
مدغضلر (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً مدغضلر (C,O,Arabic,U)
MDG (C,O,ISO3L)
MG (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO450 (C,O,ISO3N)
MA00 (C,O,FIPS)
Malagasy (C,O,English,U,A)
מדגסקר (C,U,Hebrew )
Bukini (C,U,Swahili (generic))
Bukini (Kikuyu)
Grande-Île (C,U)
Grande-Terre (C,U)
Île Rouge (C,U)
i-Madagascar (C,U,Zulu)
La Grand Île de Madagascar (C,U)
Madagáscar (C,U,Portuguese)
Madagascar and Dependencies (C,U)
Madagascaria (C,U,Latin)
Madagasika (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Madagasikari (C,U,Lingala)
Madagasikari (Luba-Katanga)
Madagasikari (Bambara)
Madagasikari (Rundi)
Madagaska (C,U,Swahili (generic))
Madagaska (North Ndebele)
Madagaska (Akan)
Madagaskaar (C,U,Fulah)
Madagaska nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Madagaskara (C,U,Latvian)
Madagaskära (C,U,Sangho)
Madagaskaras (C,U,Lithuanian)
Madagaskaro (C,U,Esperanto)
Madagaszkár (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Ma-đa-gát-xca (C,U,Vietnamese)
Ma-đa-gát-xca (Madagascar) (C,U,Vietnamese)
Madaqaskar (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Maddajaßka (C,U)
Madegaskari (C,U,Albanian)
Malagash Republic (C,U)
Malgache (C,U)
Matakasika (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Orílẹ́ède Madasika (C,U,Yoruba)
Repoblikan’i Madagasikara (C,U,Malagasy)
République Démocratique de Madagascar (C,U)
Territoire de Madagascar (C,U)
Territoire de Madagascar et Dépendances (C,U)
মাদাগাস্কার (C,U,Bengali)
Μαδαγασκάρη (C,U,Greek)
마다가스카르 (C,U,Korean)
मदागास्कर (C,U,Hindi)
มาดากัสการ์ (C,U,Thai)
ماداگاسکار (C,U,Kurdish)
ماداگاسکار (Persian-Farsi)
მადაგასკარი (C,U,Georgian)
मडगास्कर (C,U,Sanskrit)
मडगास्कर (Kashmiri)
മഡഗാസ്കര്‍ (C,U,Malayalam)
ماداگاسكار (C,U,Uyghur)
ម៉ាដាហ្កាស្ការ (C,U,Khmer)
マダガスカル (C,U,Japanese)
ประเทศมาดากัสการ์ (C,U,Thai)
Мадаґаскар (C,U,Ukrainian)
மடகாஸ்கர் (C,U,Tamil)
ມາຄາກັສກາ (C,U,Lao)
مادغاسکر (C,U,Pashto)
مدغشقر (C,U,Arabic)
ማዳጋስካር (C,U,Amharic)
ማዳጋስካር (Tigrinya)
Մադագասկար (C,U,Armenian)
마다카스카르 (C,U,Korean)
မဒဂတ်စကာ (C,U,Burmese)
મેડાગાસ્કર (C,U,Gujarati)
ಮಡಗಾಸ್ಕರ್ (C,U,Kannada)
マダガスカル共和国 (C,U,Japanese)
मडागास्कर (C,U,Nepali)
మాడ్గాస్కార్ (C,U,Telugu)
ମାଡାଗାସ୍କର୍ (C,U,Oriya)
مڈغاسکر (C,U,Urdu)
मेडागास्कर (C,U,Hindi)
མ་དཱ་གྷསྐཱར། (C,U,Tibetan)
मादागास्कर (C,U,Marathi)
Democratic Republic of Madagascar (H,O)
Malagasy Republic (H,O)
Malgache Republic (H,O)
Repoblika Demokratika Malagasy (H,V)
Repoblika Demokratika n'i Madagaskar (H,V)
République démocratique de Madagascar (H,V)
République Malgache (H,V)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1960
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  initially in French Community 1958
island nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  French, 1868-1960
territory (H)  ............  in French Union, 1946
kingdom (H)  ............  abolished by French in 1897
colony (H)  ............  French, 1896-1924
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Antananarivo .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Madagascar, Antananarivo province) [7000553]
distinguished from ....  Madagascar .......... (island)
..................................  (World, Africa, Madagascar) [7030367]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1960

Sources and Contributors:
Мадагаскар..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Республика Мадагаскар..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
马达加斯加..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
马达加斯加共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
مدغضلر..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
جُهور ةً مدغضلر..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
מדגסקר..........  [IMJ, VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
মাদাগাস্কার..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Μαδαγασκάρη..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
마다가스카르..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
मदागास्कर..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
มาดากัสการ์..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
ماداگاسکار..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
მადაგასკარი..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
मडगास्कर..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
മഡഗാസ്കര്‍..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
ماداگاسكار..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
ម៉ាដាហ្កាស្ការ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
マダガスカル..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
ประเทศมาดากัสการ์..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Мадаґаскар..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
மடகாஸ்கர்..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
ມາຄາກັສກາ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
مادغاسکر..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
مدغشقر..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
ማዳጋስካር..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Մադագասկար..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
마다카스카르..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
မဒဂတ်စကာ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
મેડાગાસ્કર..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
ಮಡಗಾಸ್ಕರ್..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
マダガスカル共和国..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
मडागास्कर..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
మాడ్గాస్కార్..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
ମାଡାଗାସ୍କର୍..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
مڈغاسکر..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
मेडागास्कर..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
མ་དཱ་གྷསྐཱར།..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
मादागास्कर..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Bukini..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Democratic Republic of Madagascar..........  [VP]
........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
........................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 714
........................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Grande-Île..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Grande-Terre..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Île Rouge..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
i-Madagascar..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
ISO450..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
La Grand Île de Madagascar..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
MA00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 51
Madagascar..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 650 ff.
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
.......................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-57
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 18 June 2009
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 714
Madagáscar..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagascar and Dependencies..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagascaria..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagasika..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagasikara..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 660
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
.......................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 287
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 18 June 2009
Madagasikari..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagaska..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagaskaar..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagaska nutome..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagaskar..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1183
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagaskara..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagaskära..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagaskaras..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagaskaro..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madagaszkár..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Ma-đa-gát-xca..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Ma-đa-gát-xca (Madagascar)..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madaqaskar..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Maddajaßka..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Madegaskari..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Malagash Republic..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Malagasy..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 22
Malagasy Republic..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 349
Malgache..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Malgache Republic..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 714
Matakasika..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
MDG..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
MG..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Orílẹ́ède Madasika..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Repoblika Demokratika Malagasy..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 647
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 659
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Repoblika Demokratika n'i Madagaskar..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 381
Repoblika Malagasy..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Repoblikan'i Madagasikara..........  [VP]
............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 660
............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Repoblikan’i Madagasikara..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
República de Madagascar..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 18 June 2009
Republic of Madagascar..........  [VP]
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 660
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
.........................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 64
République de Madagascar..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
.........................................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-12, III-53
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
République démocratique de Madagascar..........  [VP]
..............................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 780
République Démocratique de Madagascar..........  [VP]
..............................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
République Malgache..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 714
Territoire de Madagascar..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Territoire de Madagascar et Dépendances..........  [VP]
.................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 647
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 659
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 660
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 381
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1183
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 650 ff.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1062947
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 714; 768; 780
..................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-12, III-53
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 51
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 287
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 349
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-57
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 64
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 22
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 714
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9C%D0%B0%D0%B4%D0%B0%D0%B3%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%80
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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