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ID: 7005118
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005118

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Virgin Islands of the United States (dependent state)  Virgin Islands of the United States (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 18 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 18.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 064 26 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -64.4333  decimal degrees

Note: Probably settled by Arawak Amerindians, then Caraks, who had extensive settlements and farms before Columbus arrived; Spain conquered area 16th century; farms established by English and French 17th century, by Danes 18th century; Africans came as slaves after 1763; official language is English, though French and Spanish are also spoken.

Names:
Virgin Islands of the United States (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
United States Virgin Islands (C,V)
Islas Vírgenes americanas (C,O)
Îles Vierges américaines (C,O)
Virgens Americanas, Ilhas (C,O)
Amerikanische Jungferninseln (C,O,German)
VIR (C,O,ISO3L)
VI (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO850 (C,O,ISO3N)
VQ00 (C,V,FIPS)
U.S. Virgin Islands (C,U,English)
U.S. Virgin Islands (Somali)
U.S. Virgin Islands (Malay (macrolanguage))
U.S. Virgin Islands (North Ndebele)
U.S. Virgin Islands (Maltese)
ABD Virgin Adaları (C,U,O,Turkish)
ABD Virjin Adaları (C,U,Turkish)
ABŞ Virqin Adaları (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Amazinga y'Isugi y'Abanyamerika (C,U,Rundi)
American Virgins (C,U)
Americké Panenské ostrovy (C,U,Czech)
Američki Djevičanski Otoci (C,U,Croatian)
Amerikaanse Maagdeneilanden (C,U,Dutch)
Amerikai Virgin-szigetek (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Amerikanska Jungfruöarna (C,U,Swedish)
Ameriki ka Sungurunnin Gun (C,U,Bambara)
Ameriški Deviški otoki (C,U,Slovene)
Amɛrika Virgin Islands (C,U,Akan)
ASV Virdžīnas (C,U,Latvian)
Âzûâ Virîgo tî Amerîka (C,U,Sangho)
Bandarísku jómfrúaeyjar (C,U,Icelandic)
Bandarísku Jómfrúreyjar (C,U,Icelandic)
Birjina uharte amerikarrak (C,U,Basque)
Bisanga bya Vierzi ya Ameriki (C,U,Lingala)
Bizinga bya Virigini eby'Amerika (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Danish Islands in America (C,U)
Danish Westindia Islands (C,U)
Danske Ey-Lande (C,U)
Dansk Vestindien (C,U)
De amerikanske jomfruøer (C,U,Danish)
De amerikanske jomfruøyene (C,U,Norwegian (Bokmål))
De Dansk-Vestindiske Oer (C,U)
Dei amerikanske jomfruøyane (C,U,Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Duuɗe Kecce Amerik (C,U,Fulah)
Îles Vierges des États-Unis (C,U,French)
Ilhas Virgens dos EUA (C,U,Portuguese)
Illas Virxes Estadounidenses (C,U,Galician)
Illes Verges nord-americanes (C,U,Catalan)
Inizi Gwercʼh ar Stadoù-Unanet (C,U,Breton)
Inslas Verginas Americanas (C,U,Romansh)
Insulele Virgine S.U.A. (C,U,Romanian)
Islas Virgenes (C,U)
Islas Vírgenes de los Estados Unidos (C,U,Spanish)
Isles des Vierges (C,U)
Isles de Vierges (C,U)
Isole Vergini (C,U)
Isole Vergini Americane (C,U,Italian)
i-U.S. Virgin Islands (C,U,Zulu)
Jomfrue Oer (C,U)
Kepulauan U.S. Virgin (C,U,Indonesian)
Lutanda lua Vierzi wa Ameriki (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Mergelių salos (JAV) (C,U,Lithuanian)
Nosy Virijiny Etazonia (C,U,Malagasy)
Oileáin na Maighdean S.A.M. (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Orílẹ́ède Etikun Fagini ti Amẹrika (C,U,Yoruba)
ʻOtumotu Vilikini fakaʻamelika (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Panenské ostrovy - USA (C,U,Slovak)
Quần đảo Virgin, Mỹ (C,U,Vietnamese)
S.A.D. Devičanska Ostrva (C,U,Bosnian)
Sambandsríki Amerikas Jómfrúoyggjarnar (C,U,Faroese)
Tsibiran Birjin Ta Amurka (C,U,Hausa)
USA Neitsisaared (C,U,Estonian)
Usonaj Virgulininsuloj (C,U,Esperanto)
U.S. Vɛrgin ƒudomekpowo nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Virgin Islands (US) (C,U,English)
Visiwa vya Virgin vya Marekani (C,U,Swahili (generic))
Visiwa vya Virgin vya Marekani (Kikuyu)
V.S. Maagde-eilande (C,U,Afrikaans)
Wyspy Dziewicze Stanów Zjednoczonych (C,U,Polish)
Yhdysvaltain Neitsytsaaret (C,U,Finnish)
Ynysoedd Americanaidd y Wyryf (C,U,Welsh)
Zvitsuwa zveAmerika (C,U,Shona)
หมู่เกาะยูเอสเวอร์จิน (C,U,Thai)
САЩ, Вирджински острови (C,U,Bulgarian)
యు.ఎస్. వర్జిన్ దీవులు (C,U,Telugu)
യു.എസ്. വെര്‍ജിന്‍ ദ്വീപുകള്‍ (C,U,Malayalam)
米領ヴァージン諸島 (C,U,Japanese)
Виргинские о-ва (США) (C,U,Russian)
איי הבתולה האמריקניים (C,U,Hebrew )
अमेरिकी वर्जिन टापू (C,U,Hindi)
ಯು.ಎಸ್. ವರ್ಜಿನ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು (C,U,Kannada)
संयुक्त राज्य भर्जिन टापु (C,U,Nepali)
Віргінскія астравы, ЗША (C,U,Belorussian)
Віргінські острови США (C,U,Ukrainian)
યુ.એસ વર્જિન આઇલેન્ડ (C,U,Gujarati)
ඇමරිකානු වර්ජින් දූපත් (C,U,Sinhala)
Αμερικανικές Παρθένοι Νήσοι (C,U,Greek)
ຢູເອສເວີຈິນໄອແລນ (C,U,Lao)
ୟୁଏସ୍ ଭର୍ଜିନ୍ ଦ୍ବୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ (C,U,Oriya)
ယူအက်စ် ဗာဂျင်း ကျွန်းစု (C,U,Burmese)
यू.एस. व्हर्जिन बेटे (C,U,Marathi)
جزایر ویرجین ایالات متحده (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
امریکی ورجن آئلینڈز (C,U,Urdu)
የአሜሪካ ቨርጂን ደሴቶች (C,U,Amharic)
የአሜሪካ ቨርጂን ደሴቶች (Tigrinya)
Девствени Острови на САД (C,U,Macedonian)
미국령 버진 아일랜드 (C,U,Korean)
С.А.Д. Девичанска Острва (C,U,Serbian)
মার্কিন ভার্জিন দ্বীপপুঞ্জ (C,U,Bengali)
யூ.எஸ் கன்னித் தீவுகள் (C,U,Tamil)
جزر فرجين الأمريكية (C,U,Arabic)
Danish West Indies (H,O)  ............ prior to 1917

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Virgin Islands of the United States (dependent state)  ........  Virgin Islands of the United States (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Virgin Islands (island group)  ........  Virgin Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Virgin Islands of the United States (dependent state)  ............  Virgin Islands of the United States (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Caribbean (general region)  ........  Caribbean (general region) (P,U)
Hierarchy of Virgin Islands of the United States (dependent state)  ............  Virgin Islands of the United States (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Virgin Islands of the United States (dependent state)  ............  Virgin Islands of the United States (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  purchased by USA from Denmark in 1917
primary political unit (C)
island group (C)
dependent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Charlotte Amalie .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Virgin Islands of the United States) [7018662]

Sources and Contributors:
หมู่เกาะยูเอสเวอร์จิน..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
САЩ, Вирджински острови..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
యు.ఎస్. వర్జిన్ దీవులు..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
യു.എസ്. വെര്‍ജിന്‍ ദ്വീപുകള്‍..........  [VP]
..................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
米領ヴァージン諸島..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Виргинские о-ва (США)..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
איי הבתולה האמריקניים..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
अमेरिकी वर्जिन टापू..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
ಯು.ಎಸ್. ವರ್ಜಿನ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
संयुक्त राज्य भर्जिन टापु..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Віргінскія астравы, ЗША..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Віргінські острови США..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
યુ.એસ વર્જિન આઇલેન્ડ..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
ඇමරිකානු වර්ජින් දූපත්..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Αμερικανικές Παρθένοι Νήσοι..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
ຢູເອສເວີຈິນໄອແລນ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
ୟୁଏସ୍ ଭର୍ଜିନ୍ ଦ୍ବୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
ယူအက်စ် ဗာဂျင်း ကျွန်းစု..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
यू.एस. व्हर्जिन बेटे..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
جزایر ویرجین ایالات متحده..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
امریکی ورجن آئلینڈز..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
የአሜሪካ ቨርጂን ደሴቶች..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Девствени Острови на САД..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
미국령 버진 아일랜드..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
С.А.Д. Девичанска Острва..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
মার্কিন ভার্জিন দ্বীপপুঞ্জ..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
யூ.எஸ் கன்னித் தீவுகள்..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
جزر فرجين الأمريكية..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
ABD Virgin Adaları..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
ABD Virjin Adaları..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
ABŞ Virqin Adaları..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Amazinga y'Isugi y'Abanyamerika..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
American Virgins..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Americké Panenské ostrovy..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Američki Djevičanski Otoci..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Amerikaanse Maagdeneilanden..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Amerikai Virgin-szigetek..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Amerikanische Jungferninseln..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
...............................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Amerikanska Jungfruöarna..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Ameriki ka Sungurunnin Gun..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Ameriški Deviški otoki..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Amɛrika Virgin Islands..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
ASV Virdžīnas..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Âzûâ Virîgo tî Amerîka..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Bandarísku jómfrúaeyjar..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Bandarísku Jómfrúreyjar..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Birjina uharte amerikarrak..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Bisanga bya Vierzi ya Ameriki..........  [VP]
..................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Bizinga bya Virigini eby'Amerika..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Danish Islands in America..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Danish Westindia Islands..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Danish West Indies..........  [VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 695-696
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1305
Danske Ey-Lande..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Dansk Vestindien..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
De amerikanske jomfruøer..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
De amerikanske jomfruøyene..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
De Dansk-Vestindiske Oer..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Dei amerikanske jomfruøyane..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Duuɗe Kecce Amerik..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Îles Vierges américaines..........  [VP]
.........................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Îles Vierges des États-Unis..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Ilhas Virgens dos EUA..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Illas Virxes Estadounidenses..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Illes Verges nord-americanes..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Inizi Gwercʼh ar Stadoù-Unanet..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Inslas Verginas Americanas..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Insulele Virgine S.U.A...........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Islas Virgenes..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Islas Vírgenes americanas..........  [VP]
............................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Islas Vírgenes de los Estados Unidos..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Isles des Vierges..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Isles de Vierges..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
ISO850..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
Isole Vergini..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Isole Vergini Americane..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
i-U.S. Virgin Islands..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Jomfrue Oer..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Kepulauan U.S. Virgin..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Lutanda lua Vierzi wa Ameriki..........  [VP]
..................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Mergelių salos (JAV)..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Nosy Virijiny Etazonia..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Oileáin na Maighdean S.A.M...........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Orílẹ́ède Etikun Fagini ti Amẹrika..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
ʻOtumotu Vilikini fakaʻamelika..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Panenské ostrovy - USA..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Quần đảo Virgin, Mỹ..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
S.A.D. Devičanska Ostrva..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Sambandsríki Amerikas Jómfrúoyggjarnar..........  [VP]
.................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Tsibiran Birjin Ta Amurka..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
United States Virgin Islands..........  [BHA]
...............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
USA Neitsisaared..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Usonaj Virgulininsuloj..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
U.S. Virgin Islands..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
U.S. Vɛrgin ƒudomekpowo nutome..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
VI..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
VIR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 773
Virgens Americanas, Ilhas..........  [VP]
............................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Virgin Islands of the United States..........  [FDA, VP Preferred]
...........................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
...........................................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:998
...........................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 12:388-389
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
...........................................................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
...........................................................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 105
...........................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Virgin Islands (US)..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Visiwa vya Virgin vya Marekani..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
VQ00..........  [VP]
...........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
V.S. Maagde-eilande..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Wyspy Dziewicze Stanów Zjednoczonych..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Yhdysvaltain Neitsytsaaret..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Ynysoedd Americanaidd y Wyryf..........  [VP]
..................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Zvitsuwa zveAmerika..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 695-696
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 998; 2:998
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 388-389; 12:388-389
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4796775
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 773
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 105
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1305
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Virgin_Islands
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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