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ID: 1000153
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000153

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 06 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 6.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 012 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 12.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Earliest inhabitants of region were Pygmies; Bantu-speakers followed and then Muslim Fulani 11th-19th centuries; was part of Cameroons 1869-1922, under German, later Anglo-French control; united with former British trust territory, S Cameroons, in 1961; official languages are French and English, though 24 major African languages are also spoken.

Names:
Cameroun (preferred,C,V,Danish)
Cameroun (French-P,U,N)
République du Cameroun (C,V,O,French,U,N)
Cameroon (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Cameroon (Danish)
Cameroon (Pampanga)
Cameroon (Scots Gaelic)
Cameroon (Vietnamese)
Cameroon (Malay (macrolanguage))
Cameroon (Tagalog)
Republic of Cameroon (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Kamerun (C,O,Polish)
Kamerun (Norwegian)
Kamerun (Estonian)
Kamerun (Basque)
Kamerun (Low German)
Kamerun (Bosnian)
Kamerun (Albanian)
Kamerun (Slovak)
Kamerun (Czech)
Kamerun (Northern Sami)
Kamerun (Azerbaijani)
Kamerun (Maltese)
Kamerun (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Kamerun (Ido)
Kamerun (Indonesian)
Kamerun (Slovene)
Kamerun (Malay (macrolanguage))
Kamerun (Faroese)
Kamerun (Finnish)
Kamerun (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Kamerun (Swedish)
Kamerun (German-P,U,N)
Kamerun (Magyar (Hungarian))
Kamerun (Turkish)
Kamerun (Croatian)
Camerún (C,O,Galician)
Camerún (Aragonese)
Camerún (Asturian)
Camerún (Spanish-P,U,N)
República del Camerún (C,O,Spanish,U)
Kameroen (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Kameroen (Afrikaans)
Camarão (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
Камерун (C,V,Macedonian)
Камерун (Russian-P,U)
Камерун (Tajik)
Камерун (Ukrainian)
Камерун (Kazakh)
Камерун (Bulgarian)
Камерун (Serbian)
Камерун (Belorussian)
Республика Камерун (C,V,Russian,U)
喀麦隆 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
喀麦隆共和国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
اكًاميرون (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً اكًاميرون (C,V,Arabic,U)
CMR (C,O,ISO3L)
CM (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO120 (C,O,ISO3N)
CM00 (C,O,FIPS)
Cameroonian (C,O,English,U,A)
קמרון (C,U,Hebrew )
Camarões (C,U,Portuguese)
Camarún (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Cameron (C,U,Arpitan)
Cameron (Occitan)
Cameronia (C,U,Latin)
Camerun (C,U,Ilocano)
Camerun (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Camerun (Italian)
Camerun (Romansh)
Camerun (Romanian)
Camerun (Catalan)
Camerun (Nauruan)
Camerún - Cameroun (C,U,Galician)
Camerŵn (C,U,Welsh)
Ca-mơ-run (C,U,Vietnamese)
Ca-mơ-run (Cameroon) (C,U,Vietnamese)
Federal Republic of Cameroon (C,U)
Federation of the Camerouns (C,U)
i-Cameroon (C,U,Zulu)
Kaameruun (C,U,Somali)
Kamaru (C,U,Hausa)
Kamerona (C,U,Malagasy)
Kameroun (C,U,Cornish)
Kameroun (Breton)
Kamerún (C,U,Icelandic)
Kamerûn (C,U,Kurdish)
Kamerūna (C,U,Latvian)
Kamerunän (C,U,Volapük)
Kamerūnas (C,U,Lithuanian)
Kamerûne (C,U,Sangho)
Kamerune (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Kameruni (C,U,Kikuyu)
Kameruni (Albanian)
Kameruni (Shona)
Kameruni (Bambara)
Kameruni (Swahili (generic))
Kameruni (Rundi)
Kamerun nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Kameruno (C,U,Esperanto)
Kameruun (C,U,Fulah)
Kameruuni (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Kamɛrun (C,U,Akan)
Kamɛrune (C,U,Lingala)
Kemaluni (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Khameruni (C,U,North Ndebele)
Orílẹ́ède Kamerúúnì (C,U,Yoruba)
República dos Camarões (C,U,Portuguese)
République Fédérale du Cameroun (C,U)
République Unie du Cameroun (C,U)
Y Camerŵn (C,U,Welsh)
カメルーン (C,U,Japanese)
കാമറൂണ്‍ (C,U,Malayalam)
ಕ್ಯಾಮರೂನ್ (C,U,Kannada)
كامېرون (C,U,Uyghur)
Կամերուն (C,U,Armenian)
کېمرون (C,U,Pashto)
الكاميرون (C,U,Arabic)
កាមេរូន (C,U,Khmer)
केमेरून (C,U,Sanskrit)
ประเทศแคเมอรูน (C,U,Thai)
கேமரூன் (C,U,Tamil)
कामेरान (C,U,Hindi)
Καμερούν (C,U,Greek)
कामेरून (C,U,Marathi)
카메룬 (C,U,Korean)
קאמרון (C,U,Hebrew )
ካሜሩን (C,U,Amharic)
ካሜሩን (Tigrinya)
კამერუნი (C,U,Georgian)
كاميرون (C,U,Arabic)
ຄາເມລູນ (C,U,Lao)
کامرون (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
ক্যামেরুন (C,U,Bengali)
แคเมอรูน (C,U,Thai)
කැමරූන් (C,U,Sinhala)
कॅमेरून (C,U,Marathi)
કૅમરૂન (C,U,Gujarati)
ಕ್ಯಾಮರೋನ್ (C,U,Kannada)
ကင်မရွန်း (C,U,Burmese)
कैमरून (C,U,Hindi)
ཀ་མེ་རུན། (C,U,Tibetan)
کیمرون (C,U,Urdu)
カメルーン共和国 (C,U,Japanese)
کامیروون (C,U,Kurdish)
కెమరూన్ (C,U,Telugu)
क्यामेरून (C,U,Nepali)
କାମେରୁନ୍ (C,U,Oriya)
Cameroon, United Republic of (H,V)
République unie du Cameroun (H,V)
United Republic of Cameroon (H,V)  ............ until 1984

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Commonwealth of Nations (association)  ....  Commonwealth of Nations (association) (P)
Hierarchy of Cameroon (nation)  ........  Cameroon (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1960
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
trust territory (H)  ............  French, 1946-1960
mandate (H)  ............  French, 1922-1946
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Yaoundé .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Cameroon, Centre Region) [1088293]
historical connection ....  Kotoko Kingdom .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8711694]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1995
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1960

Sources and Contributors:
Камерун..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Республика Камерун..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
喀麦隆..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
喀麦隆共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
اكًاميرون..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
جُهور ةً اكًاميرون..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
קמרון..........  [IMJ, VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
カメルーン..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
കാമറൂണ്‍..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
ಕ್ಯಾಮರೂನ್..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
كامېرون..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Կամերուն..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
کېمرون..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
الكاميرون..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
កាមេរូន..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
केमेरून..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
ประเทศแคเมอรูน..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
கேமரூன்..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
कामेरान..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Καμερούν..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
कामेरून..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
카메룬..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
קאמרון..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
ካሜሩን..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
კამერუნი..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
كاميرون..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
ຄາເມລູນ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
کامرون..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
ক্যামেরুন..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
แคเมอรูน..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
කැමරූන්..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
कॅमेरून..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
કૅમરૂન..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
ಕ್ಯಾಮರೋನ್..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
ကင်မရွန်း..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
कैमरून..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
ཀ་མེ་རུན།..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
کیمرون..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
カメルーン共和国..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
کامیروون..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
కెమరూన్..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
क्यामेरून..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
କାମେରୁନ୍..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Camarão..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 44
Camarões..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Camarún..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Cameron..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Cameronia..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Cameroon..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 582
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 577
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 767 ff.
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-17
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
Cameroonian..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 7
Cameroon, United Republic of..........  [BHA]
...............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Cameroun..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
Camerún..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
Camerun..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Camerún - Cameroun..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Camerŵn..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Ca-mơ-run..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Ca-mơ-run (Cameroon)..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
CM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
CM00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
CMR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
Federal Republic of Cameroon..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Federation of the Camerouns..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
i-Cameroon..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
ISO120..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
Kaameruun..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamaru..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kameroen..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 97
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamerona..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kameroun..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamerun..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
Kamerún..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamerûn..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamerūna..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamerunän..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamerūnas..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamerûne..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamerune..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kameruni..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamerun nutome..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kameruno..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kameruun..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kameruuni..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamɛrun..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kamɛrune..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Kemaluni..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Khameruni..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Orílẹ́ède Kamerúúnì..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
República del Camerún..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
República dos Camarões..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Republic of Cameroon..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République du Cameroun..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
République Fédérale du Cameroun..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
République unie du Cameroun..........  [VP]
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 767 ff.
République Unie du Cameroun..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
United Republic of Cameroon..........  [VP]
...............................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 110-111
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
...............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 208
Y Camerŵn..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 582
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 577
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 110-111
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 767 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 97
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2233387
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764; 777
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 44
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-17
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 7
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 208
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cameroon
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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