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ID: 1000217
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000217

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 05 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -5.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 170 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -170.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises 33 coral islands; settled by Austronesian-speakers before the 1st century BCE; Fijans and Tongans arrived in the 14th century; Spanish landed here in the 16th century; visited by British and American whalers 18th-19th centuries; part of British Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony from 1915; official language is English, though Gilbertese (a Micronesian dialect) is a main language.

Names:
Kiribati (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Kiribati (Northern Sami)
Kiribati (Maltese)
Kiribati (Basque)
Kiribati (Swedish)
Kiribati (Dutch)
Kiribati (Luba-Katanga)
Kiribati (Latvian)
Kiribati (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Kiribati (Somali)
Kiribati (Faroese)
Kiribati (Occitan)
Kiribati (Shona)
Kiribati (Aragonese)
Kiribati (Polish)
Kiribati (Afrikaans)
Kiribati (Ganda (Ugandan language))
Kiribati (Malay (macrolanguage))
Kiribati (Welsh)
Kiribati (Greenlandic)
Kiribati (Lingala)
Kiribati (Breton)
Kiribati (Tagalog)
Kiribati (Slovak)
Kiribati (Italian)
Kiribati (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Kiribati (Turkish)
Kiribati (Swahili (generic))
Kiribati (Hausa)
Kiribati (Akan)
Kiribati (French-P,U,N)
Kiribati (Gilbertese-P,U)
Kiribati (Slovene)
Kiribati (Magyar (Hungarian))
Kiribati (Sangho)
Kiribati (Sicilian)
Kiribati (German)
Kiribati (Croatian)
Kiribati (Portuguese)
Kiribati (Spanish-P,U,N)
Kiribati (Danish)
Kiribati (Cornish)
Kiribati (Romansh)
Kiribati (Low German)
Kiribati (Bosnian)
Kiribati (Galician)
Kiribati (Azerbaijani)
Kiribati (Norwegian)
Kiribati (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Kiribati (Czech)
Kiribati (Indonesian)
Kiribati (Arpitan)
Kiribati (Albanian)
Kiribati (Rundi)
Kiribati (Romanian)
Kiribati (Uzbek)
Kiribati (Bambara)
Kiribati (Pampanga)
Kiribati (Malagasy)
Kiribati (Catalan)
Kiribati (Finnish)
Kiribati (Kikuyu)
Kiribati (Estonian)
Kiribati (Latin)
Kiribati (Ido)
Kiribati (Vietnamese)
Republic of Kiribati (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Kiribati, Repubic of (C,V,English,U,N)
Ribaberiki Kiribati (C,V,O,Gilbertese,U)
République de Kiribati (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Kiribati (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Kiribasi (C,O)
Кирибати (C,O,Serbian)
Кирибати (Bulgarian)
Кирибати (Russian-P,U)
Кирибати (Macedonian)
Республика Кирибати (C,O,Russian,U)
基里巴斯 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
基里巴斯共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
نيرًبات (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً نيرًباس (C,O,Arabic,U)
KIR (C,O,ISO3L)
KI (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO296 (C,O,ISO3N)
KR00 (C,O,FIPS)
I-Kiribati (C,O,English,U,A)
Ciribeas (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
i-Kiribati (C,U,Zulu)
Karibati (C,U,Czech)
Khiribati (C,U,North Ndebele)
Kilipasi (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Kiribari (C,U,Fulah)
Kiribas (C,U,Tok Pisin (Neomelanesian))
Kiribat (C,U,Nauruan)
Kíribatí (C,U,Icelandic)
Ki-ri-ba-ti (C,U,Vietnamese)
Kiribati nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Kiribatis (C,U,Lithuanian)
Kiribato (C,U,Esperanto)
Kiribatuäns (C,U,Volapük)
Kiribès (C,U,Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Orílẹ́ède Kiribati (C,U,Yoruba)
Qiribati (C,U,Albanian)
Quiribati (C,U,Portuguese)
Quiribati - Kiribati (C,U,Galician)
கிரிபடி (C,U,Tamil)
Κιριμπάτι (C,U,Greek)
किरिबाटी (C,U,Sanskrit)
किरिबाटी (Marathi)
किरिबाटी (Nepali)
كيريباس (C,U,Arabic)
كيريباتي (C,U,Arabic)
კირიბატი (C,U,Georgian)
কিরিবাস (C,U,Bengali)
គិរិបាទី (C,U,Khmer)
ኪሪባቲ (C,U,Amharic)
ኪሪባቲ (Tigrinya)
کېريباتي (C,U,Pashto)
キリバス (C,U,Japanese)
คิริบาส (C,U,Thai)
키리바시 (C,U,Korean)
สาธารณรัฐคิริบาส (C,U,Thai)
Кірібаті (C,U,Ukrainian)
Կիրիբատի (C,U,Armenian)
קיריבטי (C,U,Hebrew )
Кірибаті (C,U,Ukrainian)
ประเทศคิริบาส (C,U,Thai)
കിരീബാസ് (C,U,Malayalam)
ຄີລິບາດ (C,U,Lao)
کیریباتی (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
קיריבאטי (C,U,Hebrew )
کیریباس (C,U,Kurdish)
కిరిబాటి (C,U,Telugu)
किरीबाटी (C,U,Marathi)
കിരിബാത്തി (C,U,Malayalam)
କିରିବାଟୀ (C,U,Oriya)
키리바티 (C,U,Korean)
কিরিবাতি (C,U,Bengali)
Кірыбаці (C,U,Belorussian)
کریباتی (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
کریباتی (Urdu)
किरिबाती (C,U,Hindi)
キリバス共和国 (C,U,Japanese)
કિરિબાટી (C,U,Gujarati)
ཀི་རི་བཱ་ཏི། (C,U,Tibetan)
ಕಿರಿಬಾತಿ (C,U,Kannada)
Gilbert Islands (H,O)  ............ named for Captain Thomas Gilbert, late 18th century

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Kiribati (nation)  ........  Kiribati (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Micronesia (general region)  ........  Micronesia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Kiribati (nation)  ............  Kiribati (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony (former territory/colony/dependent state)  ........  Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony (former territory/colony/dependent state) (P)
Hierarchy of Kiribati (nation)  ............  Kiribati (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  self-governing since 1971; independent since July 12, 1979
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
island nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  British, 19th century-1979
protectorate (H)  ............  British, 1892-1915
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  South Tarawa .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Kiribati, Tarawa) [7593837]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1979
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1999

Sources and Contributors:
Кирибати..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Республика Кирибати..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
基里巴斯..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
基里巴斯共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
نيرًبات..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
جُهور ةً نيرًباس..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
கிரிபடி..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Κιριμπάτι..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
किरिबाटी..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
كيريباس..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
كيريباتي..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
კირიბატი..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
কিরিবাস..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
គិរិបាទី..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
ኪሪባቲ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
کېريباتي..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
キリバス..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
คิริบาส..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
키리바시..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
สาธารณรัฐคิริบาส..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Кірібаті..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Կիրիբատի..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
קיריבטי..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Кірибаті..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
ประเทศคิริบาส..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
കിരീബാസ്..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
ຄີລິບາດ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
کیریباتی..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
קיריבאטי..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
کیریباس..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
కిరిబాటి..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
किरीबाटी..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
കിരിബാത്തി..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
କିରିବାଟୀ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
키리바티..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
কিরিবাতি..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Кірыбаці..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
کریباتی..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
किरिबाती..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
キリバス共和国..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
કિરિબાટી..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
ཀི་རི་བཱ་ཏི།..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
ಕಿರಿಬಾತಿ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Ciribeas..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Gilbert Islands..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 481
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
.............................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 347
I-Kiribati..........  [VP]
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
i-Kiribati..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
ISO296..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
Karibati..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Khiribati..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
KI..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
Kilipasi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
KIR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
Kiribari..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Kiribas..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Kiribasi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Kiribat..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Kiribati..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 332-333
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 481
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 886-887
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-48
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 442
Kíribatí..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Ki-ri-ba-ti..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Kiribati nutome..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Kiribati, Repubic of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Kiribatis..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Kiribato..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Kiribatuäns..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Kiribès..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
KR00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 44
Orílẹ́ède Kiribati..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Qiribati..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Quiribati..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
Quiribati - Kiribati..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
República de Kiribati..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
Republic of Kiribati..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 635
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 643
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République de Kiribati..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
Ribaberiki Kiribati..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 635
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 643
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 332-333
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 481
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2003-2006) accessed 3 Oct 2003
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 886-887
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4030945
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 May 2017
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 44
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 347; I-48
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 442
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiribati
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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