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ID: 1000165
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000165

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Gambia, The (nation)  Gambia, The (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 015 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -15.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises strips flanking Gambia River; immigration of Wolof, Malinke, and Fulbe began 13th century, established large kingdoms; Portuguese arrived 1455, English 1618; disputed by French and British 18th century; British-controlled and part of Sierra Leone 19th century; official language is English, though Arabic and local languages are also spoken, including Madinka, Wolof, and Fula.

Names:
Gambia, The (preferred,C,V,English,U,N)
The Gambia (C,V,English-P,U)  ............ National Official name
The Gambia (Interlingue)
The Gambia (Pampanga)
Gambia (C,V,English,U,N)  ............ UN Official name
Gambia (Slovak)
Gambia (Malagasy)
Gambia (Estonian)
Gambia (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Gambia (Aragonese)
Gambia (Occitan)
Gambia (Turkish)
Gambia (Latin)
Gambia (Malay (macrolanguage))
Gambia (Albanian)
Gambia (Finnish)
Gambia (Asturian)
Gambia (Spanish-P,U,N)
Gambia (Dutch)
Gambia (Greenlandic)
Gambia (Limburgan)
Gambia (Swedish)
Gambia (Romanian)
Gambia (Akan)
Gambia (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Gambia (Faroese)
Gambia (Welsh)
Gambia (Northern Sami)
Gambia (Polish)
Gambia (Italian)
Gambia (German)
Gambia (Magyar (Hungarian))
Gambia (Ilocano)
Gambia (Breton)
Gambia (Romansh)
Gambia (Ido)
Gambia (Shona)
Gambia (Low German)
Gambia (Basque)
Gambia (Indonesian)
Gambia (Norwegian)
Gambia (Kikuyu)
Gambia (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Gambia (Vietnamese)
Gambia (Danish)
Gambia (Swahili (generic))
Gambia (Galician)
Gambia (the) (C,V)
Islamic Republic of the Gambia, The (C,V)  ............ from 2016
The Islamic Republic of the Gambia (C,V)  ............ from 2016
The Republic of the Gambia (C,V)
Republic of The Gambia (C,V)
Gambie (C,O,Czech)
Gambie (Arpitan)
Gambie (French-P,U,N)
République de Gambie (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Gambia (C,O,Galician)
República de Gambia (Spanish,U)
Gâmbia (C,O)
Gâmbia (Portuguese)
Гамбия (C,O,Bashkir)
Гамбия (Kazakh)
Гамбия (Tatar)
Гамбия (Yakut)
Гамбия (Russian-P,U)
Гамбия (Kyrgyz)
Гамбия (Bulgarian)
Гамбия (Tajik)
Республика Гамбия (C,O,Russian,U)
冈比亚 (C,O,Chinese, Wu)
冈比亚 (Chinese-P,U)
冈比亚共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
غامب اَ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةًغامب اَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
GMB (C,O,ISO3L)
GM (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO270 (C,O,ISO3N)
GA00 (C,O,FIPS)
Gambian (C,O,English,U,A)
A Ghaimbia (C,U,Scots Gaelic)
Ang Gambiya (C,U,Tagalog)
An Ghaimbia (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Gaambiyaa (C,U,Oromo)
Gambėjė (C,U,Samogitian)
Gambi (C,U,Cornish)
Gambi (Luba-Katanga)
Gambi (Albanian)
Gambi (Lingala)
Gàmbi (C,U,Wolof)
Găm-bi-a (C,U,Vietnamese)
Gàmbia (C,U,Occitan)
Gàmbia (Catalan)
Gàmbia (Sardinian)
Gambía (C,U,Icelandic)
Gámbia (C,U,Northern Sami)
Gámbíà (C,U,Yoruba)
Găm-bi-a (Gambia) (C,U,Vietnamese)
Gambia nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Gambië (C,U,Afrikaans)
Gambii (C,U,Veps)
Gambïi (C,U,Sangho)
Gambija (C,U,Slovene)
Gambija (Lower Sorbian)
Gambija (Latvian)
Gambija (Upper Sorbian)
Gambija (Croatian)
Gambija (Bosnian)
Gambija (Lithuanian)
Gambijo (C,U,Silesian)
Gambio (C,U,Esperanto)
Gambiya (C,U,Turkish, Crimean)
Gambiya (Dimli)
Gambiya (Nauruan)
Gambiya (Hausa)
Gambiya (Turkish)
Gambiya (North Ndebele)
Gambiya (Somali)
Gambiya (Rundi)
Gambiya (Kurdish)
Gambiya (Gagauz)
Gambiya (Rwanda)
Gambiya (Tsonga)
Gambiýa (C,U,Turkmen)
Gambiyän (C,U,Volapük)
Gambja (C,U,Maltese)
Gambya (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Gambya (Quechuan)
Gambya (Kabyle)
Gambya (Central Bikol)
Gammbi (C,U,Fulah)
Ganbi (C,U,Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Ganbi (Bambara)
Ganbia (C,U,Basque)
Géémbiya (C,U,Navajo)
IGambia (C,U,Zulu)
i-Gambia (C,U,Zulu)
IGambiya (C,U,Swati (Swazi))
Islamic Republic of The Gambia (C,U,English)
Kamipia (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Orílẹ́ède Gambia (C,U,Yoruba)
Qambiya (C,U,Azerbaijani)
The Gambie (C,U,Scots)
Y Gambia (C,U,Welsh)
Yn Ghambia (C,U,Gaelic, indigenous Manx)
Γκάμπια (C,U,Greek)
गाम्बिया (C,U,Sanskrit)
गाम्बिया (Marathi)
गाम्बिया (Hindi)
गाम्बिया (Nepali)
गाम्बिया (Newari)
गाम्बिया (Pali)
Гамбудин Орн (C,U,Kalmyk)
ဂမ်ဘီယာနိုင်ငံ (C,U,Burmese)
Գամբիա (C,U,Armenian)
ಗ್ಯಾಂಬಿಯ (C,U,Kannada)
གྷེམ་བི་ཡ (C,U,Dzongkha)
ጋምቢያ (C,U,Tigrinya)
ጋምቢያ (Amharic)
Гамби (C,U,Ossetian/Ossetic)
Гамби (Mongolian)
Гамби (Chuvash)
Гамби (Western Mari)
Гамби (Russia Buriat)
Гамби (Chechen)
ഗാംബിയ (C,U,Malayalam)
גמביה (C,U,Hebrew )
گامبیا (C,U,Central Kurdish)
گامبیا (Urdu)
گامبیا (Persian-Farsi)
گامبیا (Kurdish)
گامبیا (Northern Luri)
گامبیا (Mazanderani)
Гамбија (C,U,Macedonian)
Гамбија (Serbian)
ގެމްބިއާ (C,U,Maldivian (Divehi))
گیمبیا (C,U,Urdu)
گیمبیا (Panjabi, Western)
Гамбія (C,U,Ukrainian)
Гамбія (Belorussian)
गांबिया (C,U,Marathi)
गांबिया (Bihari languages)
감비아 (C,U,Korean)
গাম্বিয়া (C,U,Bengali)
গাম্বিয়া (Bishnupriya Manipuri)
แกมเบีย (C,U,Thai)
די גאמביע (C,U,Yiddish)
گامبيا (C,U,Pashto)
ហ្គាំប៊ី (C,U,Khmer)
གེམ་བྷི་ཡ། (C,U,Tibetan)
ガンビア (C,U,Japanese)
ประเทศแกมเบีย (C,U,Thai)
Ґамбія (C,U,Ukrainian)
گامبىيە (C,U,Uyghur)
甘比亞 (C,U,Chinese, Yue)
காம்பியா (C,U,Tamil)
გამბია (C,U,Georgian)
გამბია (Mingrelian)
جامبيا (C,U,Arabic, Egyptian)
ແກມເບຍ (C,U,Lao)
غامبيا (C,U,Arabic)
ਗਾਂਬੀਆ (C,U,Panjabi, Eastern)
גאמביה (C,U,Hebrew )
ගැම්බියාව (C,U,Sinhala)
ଗାମ୍ବିଆ (C,U,Oriya)
ગેમ્બિયા (C,U,Gujarati)
གྷམ་བི་ཡ། (C,U,Tibetan)
గాంబియా (C,U,Telugu)
ಗ್ಯಾಂಬಿಯಾ (C,U,Kannada)
ガンビア共和国 (C,U,Japanese)
ဂန်ဘီရာ (C,U,Burmese)
গ্যাম্বিয়া (C,U,Bengali)
گمبیا (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
गाम्विया (C,U,Nepali)
Republic of the Gambia (H,V,O,English,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Gambia, The (nation)  ........  Gambia, The (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1965
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1970
colony (H)  ............  British, 1843-1866, 1888-1894
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Banjul .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Gambia, The, Banjul municipality) [7000585]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1965
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1965

Sources and Contributors:
Гамбия..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Республика Гамбия..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
冈比亚..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
冈比亚共和国..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
غامب اَ..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
جُهور ةًغامب اَ..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Γκάμπια..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
गाम्बिया..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Гамбудин Орн..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ဂမ်ဘီယာနိုင်ငံ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Գամբիա..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ಗ್ಯಾಂಬಿಯ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
གྷེམ་བི་ཡ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ጋምቢያ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Гамби..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ഗാംബിയ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
גמביה..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
گامبیا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Гамбија..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ގެމްބިއާ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
گیمبیا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Гамбія..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
गांबिया..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
감비아..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
গাম্বিয়া..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
แกมเบีย..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
די גאמביע..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
گامبيا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ហ្គាំប៊ី..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
གེམ་བྷི་ཡ།..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ガンビア..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ประเทศแกมเบีย..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Ґамбія..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
گامبىيە..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
甘比亞..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
காம்பியா..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
გამბია..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
جامبيا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ແກມເບຍ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
غامبيا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ਗਾਂਬੀਆ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
גאמביה..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ගැම්බියාව..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ଗାମ୍ବିଆ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ગેમ્બિયા..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
གྷམ་བི་ཡ།..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
గాంబియా..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ಗ್ಯಾಂಬಿಯಾ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ガンビア共和国..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
ဂန်ဘီရာ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
গ্যাম্বিয়া..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
گمبیا..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
गाम्विया..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
A Ghaimbia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Ang Gambiya..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
An Ghaimbia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
GA00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Gaambiyaa..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambėjė..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambi..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gàmbi..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 102 ff.
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
.................  ISO Online Browsing Platform (2015-) accessed 21 September 2016
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 52
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 426
Gâmbia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
.................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 672
Găm-bi-a..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gàmbia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambía..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gámbia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gámbíà..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Găm-bi-a (Gambia)..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambian..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 14
Gambia nutome..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambia, The..........  [VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 610
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-33
Gambia (the)..........  [VP]
.......................  ISO Online Browsing Platform (2015-) accessed 21 September 2016
Gambie..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 52
Gambië..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambii..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambïi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambija..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambijo..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambio..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambiya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambiýa..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambiyän..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambja..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gambya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Gammbi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Ganbi..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Ganbia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Géémbiya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
GM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
GMB..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
IGambia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
i-Gambia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
IGambiya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Islamic Republic of The Gambia..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Islamic Republic of the Gambia, The..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
ISO270..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Kamipia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Orílẹ́ède Gambia..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Qambiya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
República de Gambia..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Republic of the Gambia..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 426
Republic of The Gambia..........  [VP]
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 601
République de Gambie..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
The Gambia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 426
The Gambie..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
The Islamic Republic of the Gambia..........  [VP]
...........................................................  ISO Online Browsing Platform (2015-) accessed 21 September 2016
The Republic of the Gambia..........  [VP]
...............................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 219
Y Gambia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Yn Ghambia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 601
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 610
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 219
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 102 ff.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2413451
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766; 778
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 672
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-33
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 52
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 14
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 426
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 426
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gambia
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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