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ID: 7007710
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007710

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Pennsylvania (state)  Pennsylvania (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 076 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -76.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Occupied mainly by Algonquian, with Iroquoian-speakers in E, when English, Dutch and Swedes settled here 17th cen.; haven for religious dissenters founded by W Penn in 1682; suffered battles in French and Indian wars; was strongly pro-Revolution and pro-Union.

Names:
Pennsylvania (preferred,C,V,English-P)  ............ "Penn's woods" in Latin, reputedly named by Charles II of England for father of William Penn, to whom he granted land in 1681
PA (C,V,USPS)
פנסילבניה (C,U,Hebrew )
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (C,U,English)
Keystone State (C,U,English)
Penekelewinia (C,U,Hawaiian)
Pennsilfaani (C,U,Pennsylvania German)
Pennsilvania (C,U,Aragonese)
Pennsilvania (Ladino)
Pennsilvania (Latin)
Pennsilvània (C,U,Catalan)
Pennsilvània (Occitan)
Pennsilvanië (C,U,Afrikaans)
Pennsilvaniya (C,U,Uzbek)
Pennsylvani (C,U,Cornish)
Pennsylvanía (C,U,Icelandic)
Pennsylvānia (C,U,Anglo-Saxon)
Pennsylvania suyu (C,U,Ayamará)
Pennsylvania suyu (Quechuan)
Pennsylvanie (C,U,Scots)
Pennsylvanie (French)
Pennsylvannia (C,U,Ligurian)
Pensėlvanėjė (C,U,Samogitian)
Pènsilvani (C,U,Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Pensilvania (C,U,Interlingue)
Pensilvania (Galician)
Pensilvania (Ido)
Pensilvania (Spanish)
Pensilvania (Guarani)
Pensilvânia (C,U,Portuguese)
Pensilvanien (C,U,Saterfriesisch)
Pensilvanija (C,U,Lithuanian)
Pensilvanija (Slovene)
Pensilvānija (C,U,Latvian)
Pensilvanio (C,U,Esperanto)
Pensilvaniya (C,U,Gagauz)
Pensilvaniya (Azerbaijani)
Pensîlvanya (C,U,Kurdish)
Pensilvanya (C,U,Turkish)
Pensílvéníyạ (C,U,Igbo)
Pénsilwaniye Shitati (C,U,Uyghur)
Pénsówéíniyah Hahoodzo (C,U,Navajo)
Pensülvän (C,U,Volapük)
Pensylvánia (C,U,Slovak)
Pensylvánie (C,U,Czech)
Pensylwania (C,U,Polish)
Pîn-sé-fap-nì-â (C,U,Chinese, Hakka)
Pynsylwańijo (C,U,Silesian)
ཕེན་སུལ་ཝེ་ནའི་ཡ། (C,U,Tibetan)
宾夕法尼亚 (C,U,Chinese, Wu)
پئنسیلڤانیا (C,U,Northern Luri)
پنسلوانیا (C,U,Panjabi, Western)
پنسلوانیا (Urdu)
पेन्‍सिल्‍वेनिया (C,U,Sanskrit)
Пенсилванија (C,U,Serbian)
Пенсилванија (Macedonian)
পেনসিলভানিয়া (C,U,Bishnupriya Manipuri)
Пенсильвания (C,U,Bashkir)
Пенсильвания (Tatar)
Пенсильвания (Russian)
Пенсильвания (Kazakh)
Пенсилвания (C,U,Bulgarian)
Փենսիլվանիա (C,U,Armenian)
Пеннсилвани (C,U,Mongolian)
پنسیلوانیا (C,U,Mazanderani)
پنسیلوانیا (Persian-Farsi)
பென்சில்வேனியா (C,U,Tamil)
Πενσυλβάνια (C,U,Greek)
Пенсильвани (C,U,Western Mari)
Пенсильвани (Chuvash)
Пенсильвани (Chechen)
Пенсильвани (Russia Buriat)
Пенсильвани (Ossetian/Ossetic)
پنسیلوانیا ایالتی (C,U,Azerbaijani, South)
ܦܢܣܝܠܒܐܢܝܐ (C,U,Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE))
পেন্সিল্‌ভেনিয়া (C,U,Bengali)
ፔንስልቬኒያ (C,U,Amharic)
Пенсилвайни (C,U,Kalmyk)
पेन्सिलभेनिया (C,U,Nepali)
宾夕法尼亚州 (C,U,Chinese)
Пенсильванія (C,U,Ukrainian)
პენსილვანია (C,U,Georgian)
รัฐเพนซิลเวเนีย (C,U,Thai)
ပင်ဆယ်ဗေးနီးယားပြည်နယ် (C,U,Burmese)
بنسيلفانيا (C,U,Arabic)
بنسيلفانيا (Arabic, Egyptian)
پێنسیلڤانیا (C,U,Central Kurdish)
पेन्सिलवेनिया (C,U,Hindi)
ペンシルベニア州 (C,U,Japanese)
Пеннсүлваниа (C,U,Yakut)
פענסילוועניע (C,U,Yiddish)
पेन्सिल्भेनिया (C,U,Pali)
പെൻ‌സിൽ‌വാനിയ (C,U,Malayalam)
Садружнасць Пенсільванія (C,U,Belorussian)
पेनसिल्व्हेनिया (C,U,Marathi)
賓夕凡尼亞州 (C,U,Chinese, Yue)
Пенсильваний (C,U)
펜실베이니아 주 (C,U,Korean)
ਪੈੱਨਸਿਲਵੇਨੀਆ (C,U,Panjabi, Eastern)

Hierarchical Position:
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 Pennsylvania (state)  ............  Pennsylvania (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since December 12, 1787
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Harrisburg .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia county) [2378355]

Sources and Contributors:
פנסילבניה..........  [IMJ, VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
....................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
ཕེན་སུལ་ཝེ་ནའི་ཡ།..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
宾夕法尼亚..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
پئنسیلڤانیا..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
پنسلوانیا..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
पेन्‍सिल्‍वेनिया..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Пенсилванија..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
পেনসিলভানিয়া..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Пенсильвания..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Пенсилвания..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Փենսիլվանիա..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Пеннсилвани..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
پنسیلوانیا..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
பென்சில்வேனியா..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Πενσυλβάνια..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Пенсильвани..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
پنسیلوانیا ایالتی..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
ܦܢܣܝܠܒܐܢܝܐ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
পেন্সিল্‌ভেনিয়া..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
ፔንስልቬኒያ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Пенсилвайни..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
पेन्सिलभेनिया..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
宾夕法尼亚州..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Пенсильванія..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
პენსილვანია..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
รัฐเพนซิลเวเนีย..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
ပင်ဆယ်ဗေးနီးယားပြည်နယ်..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
بنسيلفانيا..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
پێنسیلڤانیا..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
पेन्सिलवेनिया..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
ペンシルベニア州..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Пеннсүлваниа..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
פענסילוועניע..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
पेन्सिल्भेनिया..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
പെൻ‌സിൽ‌വാനിയ..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Садружнасць Пенсільванія..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
पेनसिल्व्हेनिया..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
賓夕凡尼亞州..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Пенсильваний..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
펜실베이니아 주..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
ਪੈੱਨਸਿਲਵੇਨੀਆ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Keystone State..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
PA..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
Penekelewinia..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pennsilfaani..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pennsilvania..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pennsilvània..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pennsilvanië..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pennsilvaniya..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pennsylvani..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pennsylvania..........  [BHA, FDA, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:724
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:308 ff.
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
.......................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
.......................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000338
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Pennsylvanía..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pennsylvānia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pennsylvania suyu..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pennsylvanie..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pennsylvannia..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensėlvanėjė..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pènsilvani..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensilvania..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensilvânia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensilvanien..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensilvanija..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensilvānija..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensilvanio..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensilvaniya..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensîlvanya..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensilvanya..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensílvéníyạ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pénsilwaniye Shitati..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pénsówéíniyah Hahoodzo..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensülvän..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensylvánia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensylvánie..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pensylwania..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pîn-sé-fap-nì-â..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Pynsylwańijo..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 724; 2:724
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 308 ff.; 29:308 ff.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254927
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000338
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pennsylvania
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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