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ID: 7005332
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005332

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 24 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 24.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 076 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -76.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises most islands in Bahamas chain; originally inhabited by Lucayans (Arawaks), driven from South America by the Caribs; Columbus landed in 1492; visited by slave raiders and pirates; English colonized in 17th century, and brought Africans here as slaves; official language is English.

Names:
Bahamas (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Bahamas (German-P,U,N)
Bahamas (French-P,U,N)
Bahamas (Spanish-P,U,N)
Bahamas, The (C,V,English,U,N)
The Bahamas (C,V,English,U)
Commonwealth of the Bahamas (C,V,O,English,U,N)
The Commonwealth of the Bahamas (C,V,English,U,N)
Commonwealth des Bahamas (C,V,French,U)
Commonwealth de las Bahamas (C,V,Spanish,U)
Bahama Islands (C,V,English,U,N)
Bahamoj (C,V,Esperanto-P,U,N)
Bahamov (C,V,Slovene-P,U,N)
Багамские Острова (C,V,Russian-P,U)
Содружество Багамских Островов (C,V,Russian,U)
巴哈马 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
巴哈马国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
جزر ا بٍهاما (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
كميوثً جزر ا بٍهاما (C,V,Arabic,U)
BHS (C,O,ISO3L)
BS (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO044 (C,O,ISO3N)
BF00 (C,O,FIPS)
Bahamian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bahamas (nation)  ........  Bahamas (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bahama Islands (island group)  ........  Bahama Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Bahamas (nation)  ............  Bahamas (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British West Indies (general region)  ....  British West Indies (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Bahamas (nation)  ........  Bahamas (nation) (P,H)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independent from Britain on July 10, 1973
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
colony (H)  ............  British, 1717-1973

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Nassau .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Bahamas, lost & found/Bahamas) [7006630]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1973

Sources and Contributors:
Багамские Острова..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Содружество Багамских Островов..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
巴哈马..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
巴哈马国..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
جزر ا بٍهاما..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
كميوثً جزر ا بٍهاما..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Bahama Islands..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 72-73
.............................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 106-107
Bahamas..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-8
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 40
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Bahamas, The..........  [VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 549
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 558
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Bahamian..........  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Bahamoj..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Bahamov..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
BF00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
BHS..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
BS..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
Commonwealth de las Bahamas..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Commonwealth des Bahamas..........  [VP]
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Commonwealth of the Bahamas..........  [VP]
...............................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 51-52
ISO044..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
The Bahamas..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
The Commonwealth of the Bahamas..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 798-799
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 549
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 558
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 51-52
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 72-73
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 798-799
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-8
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 40
..................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 106-107
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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