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ID: 1000169
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000169

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 01 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 1.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 038 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 38.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Especially noted for populations of animals and early hominid sites; Masai invaded in 18th century; area was traversed by caravans of Arabs and Swahili-speakers searching for ivory; visited by British in 19th century; was under British control until independence; official languages are English and Swahili, though numerous other tribal languages are also spoken.

Names:
Kenya (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Kenya (Lingala)
Kenya (Greenlandic)
Kenya (Breton)
Kenya (Swahili (generic))
Kenya (Rundi)
Kenya (Italian)
Kenya (Ganda (Ugandan language))
Kenya (Swedish)
Kenya (Magyar (Hungarian))
Kenya (Catalan)
Kenya (Hausa)
Kenya (Danish)
Kenya (Cornish)
Kenya (Norwegian)
Kenya (Kiswahili-P,U,N)
Kenya (Azerbaijani)
Kenya (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Kenya (Basque)
Kenya (Indonesian)
Kenya (Pampanga)
Kenya (Estonian)
Kenya (Kikuyu)
Kenya (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Kenya (Spanish-P,U,N)
Kenya (Kurdish)
Kenya (Luba-Katanga)
Kenya (Malagasy)
Kenya (Turkish)
Kenya (Welsh)
Kenya (Occitan)
Kenya (Tagalog)
Kenya (Shona)
Kenya (Vietnamese)
Kenya (Romanian)
Kenya (Malay (macrolanguage))
Kenya (French-P,U,N)
Kenya (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Jamhuri ya Kenya (C,V,O,Kiswahili,U,N)
Republic of Kenya (C,V,O,English,U,N)
République du Kenya (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Kenya (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Kenia (C,O,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Kenia (Romansh)
Kenia ()
Kenia (Polish)
Kenia (Arpitan)
Kenia (German)
Kenia (Ido)
Kenia (Low German)
Kenia (Finnish)
Kenia (Basque)
Kenia (Dutch)
Kenia (Latin)
Kenia (Albanian)
Kenia (Northern Sami)
Kenia (Limburgan)
Kenia (Aragonese)
Kenia (Afrikaans)
Kenia (Spanish)
Quênia (C,O)
Quênia (Portuguese)
Кения (C,O,Tajik)
Кения (Bulgarian)
Кения (Russian-P,U)
Республика Кения (C,O,Russian,U)
肯尼亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
肯尼亚共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ه اًَِ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ه اًَِ (C,O,Arabic,U)
KEN (C,O,ISO3L)
KE (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO404 (C,O,ISO3N)
KE00 (C,O,FIPS)
Kenyan (C,O)
קניה (C,U,Hebrew )
A Cheinia (C,U,Scots Gaelic)
An Chéinia (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Cenia (C,U,Welsh)
Chenia (C,U,Piemontese)
i-Kenya (C,U,Zulu)
Keenia (C,U,Estonian)
Keeniyaa (C,U,Oromo)
Keňa (C,U,Slovak)
Keňa (Czech)
Keña (C,U,Asturian)
Keñaa (C,U,Fulah)
Kê-ni-a (C,U,Vietnamese)
Kenía (C,U,Icelandic)
Kènia (C,U,Catalan)
Kê-ni-a (Kenya) (C,U,Vietnamese)
Kenija (C,U,Croatian)
Kenija (Bosnian)
Kenija (Lithuanian)
Kenija (Upper Sorbian)
Kenija (Slovene)
Kenija (Latvian)
Keniya (C,U,Nauruan)
Keniya (Bambara)
Kenja (C,U,Faroese)
Kenja (Maltese)
Kenjo (C,U,Esperanto)
Kenýa (C,U,Icelandic)
Kenyäa (C,U,Sangho)
Kenyän (C,U,Volapük)
Kenya nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Khenya (C,U,North Ndebele)
Kiiniya (C,U,Somali)
Kiinya (C,U,Somali)
Kɛnya (C,U,Akan)
Orílẹ́ède Kenya (C,U,Yoruba)
Quénia (C,U,Portuguese)
Quenia (C,U,Galician)
Quenia - Kenya (C,U,Galician)
Кенія (C,U,Belorussian)
Кенія (Ukrainian)
Кенија (C,U,Serbian)
Кенија (Macedonian)
კენია (C,U,Georgian)
كېنىيە (C,U,Uyghur)
কেনিয়া (C,U,Bengali)
ཁེ་ནི་ཡ། (C,U,Tibetan)
കെനിയ (C,U,Malayalam)
केन्या (C,U,Marathi)
केन्या (Nepali)
केन्या (Hindi)
केन्या (Sanskrit)
កេនយ៉ា (C,U,Khmer)
ཀེ་ནི་ཡ (C,U,Dzongkha)
ประเทศเคนยา (C,U,Thai)
ኬንያ (C,U,Amharic)
ኬንያ (Tigrinya)
கென்யா (C,U,Tamil)
เคนยา (C,U,Thai)
كينيا (C,U,Arabic)
Քենիա (C,U,Armenian)
কেনিয়া (C,U,Bengali)
Κένυα (C,U,Greek)
ケニア (C,U,Japanese)
کنیا (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
ಕೀನ್ಯಾ (C,U,Kannada)
ເຄນຢ່າ (C,U,Lao)
케냐 (C,U,Korean)
કેન્યા (C,U,Gujarati)
ཁེན་ཉི་ཡ། (C,U,Tibetan)
కెన్యా (C,U,Telugu)
ケニア共和国 (C,U,Japanese)
ကင်ညာ (C,U,Burmese)
කෙන්යාව (C,U,Sinhala)
केनिया (C,U,Marathi)
کینیا (C,U,Urdu)
କେନିୟା (C,U,Oriya)
British East Africa Protectorate (H,V)  ............ 1895-1920
East Africa Protectorate (H,V)  ............ 1895-1920
Kenya Colony (H,V)
Kenya Protectorate (H,V)

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

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  fully independent 1963
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1964
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  British, early 19th cen.-1963
colony (H)  ............  British, 1920-1963
protectorate (H)  ............  British, 1895-1920
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Nairobi .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Kenya, Nairobi City) [7001116]
historical connection ....  British East Africa .......... (former territory/colony/dependent state)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8711612]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1963
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1963

Sources and Contributors:
Кения..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Республика Кения..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
肯尼亚..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
肯尼亚共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
ه اًَِ..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
جُهور ةً ه اًَِ..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
קניה..........  [IMJ, VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
...........  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Кенія..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Кенија..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
კენია..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
كېنىيە..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
কেনিয়া..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
ཁེ་ནི་ཡ།..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
കെനിയ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
केन्या..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
កេនយ៉ា..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
ཀེ་ནི་ཡ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
ประเทศเคนยา..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
ኬንያ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
கென்யா..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
เคนยา..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
كينيا..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Քենիա..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
কেনিয়া..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Κένυα..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
ケニア..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
کنیا..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
ಕೀನ್ಯಾ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
ເຄນຢ່າ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
케냐..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
કેન્યા..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
ཁེན་ཉི་ཡ།..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
కెన్యా..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
ケニア共和国..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
ကင်ညာ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
කෙන්යාව..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
केनिया..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
کینیا..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
କେନିୟା..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
A Cheinia..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
An Chéinia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
British East Africa Protectorate..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 601
Cenia..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Chenia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
East Africa Protectorate..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 601
i-Kenya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
ISO404..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
Jamhuri ya Kenya..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 642
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
KE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
KE00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Keenia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Keeniyaa..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
KEN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
Keňa..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Keña..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Keñaa..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kenia..........  [VP]
..............  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1150
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kê-ni-a..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kenía..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kènia..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kê-ni-a (Kenya)..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kenija..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Keniya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kenja..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kenjo..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kenya..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 806 ff.
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-47
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 601
Kenýa..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kenyäa..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kenya Colony..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 6 April 2017
Kenyan..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 20
Kenyän..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kenya nutome..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kenya Protectorate..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 6 April 2017
Khenya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kiiniya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kiinya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Kɛnya..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Orílẹ́ède Kenya..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Quênia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Quénia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Quenia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
Quenia - Kenya..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
República de Kenya..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
Republic of Kenya..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
République du Kenya..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 780
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 642
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1150
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 806 ff.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 192950
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767; 780
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 346
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-47
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 20
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 601
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenya
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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