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ID: 7004686
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004686

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tokelau (dependent state)  Tokelau (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 09 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -9.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 171 45 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -171.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Consists of 3 small atolls; settled by Polynesians; inhabitants retain linguistic and cultural links with Western Samoa; though people generally govern themselves in village councils, they are citizens of New Zealand and atolls are considered within its boundaries; main languages are Tokelauan and English. In 2006, Tokelau included American Samoa's Swain's Island in its draft constitution, causing a dispute.

Names:
Tokelau (preferred,C,V)
Tokélaou (C,O)
TKL (C,O,ISO3L)
TK (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO772 (C,O,ISO3N)
TL00 (C,O,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Tokelau (dependent state)  ........  Tokelau (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of New Zealand (nation)  ........  New Zealand (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tokelau (dependent state)  ............  Tokelau (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  of New Zealand, since 1925
primary political unit (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Atafu .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Tokelau) [7593843]

Sources and Contributors:
ISO772..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
TK..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
TKL..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
TL00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 85
Tokélaou..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Tokelau..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 14 February 2007
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 652
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 14 February 2007
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 85
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1217
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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