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ID: 7004687
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004687

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 02 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -19.0333  decimal degrees
Long: 169 52 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -169.8667  decimal degrees

Note: Coral island; internally self-governing, but New Zealand controls defense and foreign affairs; charted in 1774 by Cook, who named it Savage Island because he received an unfriendly reception from native Polynesians; was part of Cook Islands until 1922; official language is English, though a Polynesian dialect is also widely spoken.

Names:
Niue (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Nioué (C,O)
Republic of Niue (H,O)  ............ incorrectly listed as "republic" by ISO, corrected 2011
NIU (C,O,ISO3L)
NU (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO570 (C,O,ISO3N)
ME00 (C,O,FIPS)
Savage Island (H,V)  ............ named by Cook, 1774

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

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  of New Zealand, early 20th cen.
primary political unit (C)  ............  self-governing since October 1974
island (C)
annex (H)  ............  of New Zealand, 1901

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Alofi .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Niue) [1099368]

Sources and Contributors:
ISO570..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
ME00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 58
Niou√©..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
NIU..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
Niue..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 460
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
NU..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Republic of Niue..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
Savage Island..........  [VP]
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 852
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 460
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
..................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 58
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 852
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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