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ID: 7024573
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7024573

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 72 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 72.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 040 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -40.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Largest island in world, mostly covered by ice sheet; Aleut settlement began 3000 BCe; Sarqaq (1400 BCE) and Dorset (700 BCE) cultures developed; Norwegian (Icelander) Erik the Red settled in 982; bishop's seat established 1125; resettled by Danes 18th century; spoken languages are Danish, Danis, and Aleut (Greenlandic) dialects.

Names:
Grønland (preferred,C,V,Norwegian (Bokmål))
Grønland (Danish-P,U,N)
Grønland (Faroese)
Grønland (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Grönland (C,O,Swedish)
Grönland (Magyar (Hungarian))
Grönland (Turkish)
Grönland (German)
Kalaallit Nunaat (C,V,Greenlandic,U,N)
Kalaallit Nunaat (Northern Sami)
Kalâdlit-Nunât (C,V,Greenlandic,U,N)
Greenland (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Greenland (Shona)
Greenland (Malay (macrolanguage))
Greenland (Croatian)
Greenland (North Ndebele)
Greenland (Somali)
Groenlândia (C,O,Portuguese)
Groenland (C,O,Malagasy)
Groenland (Afrikaans)
Groenland (French)
Groenland (Dutch)
Groenlandia (C,O,Spanish)
Groenlandia (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Groenlandia (Basque)
Groenlandia (Italian)
GRL (C,O,ISO3L)
GL (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO304 (C,O,ISO3N)
Greenlandic (C,V)
An Ghraonlainn (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Băng Đảo (C,U,O,Vietnamese)
Gorolânde (C,U,Sangho)
Gorwendland (C,U,Fulah)
Gowelande (C,U,Lingala)
Grænland (C,U,Icelandic)
Greenman (C,U,Akan)
Grenland (C,U,Croatian)
Grenland (Bosnian)
Grenlande (C,U,Latvian)
Grenlandia (C,U,Polish)
Grenlandia (Galician)
Grenlàndia (C,U,Catalan)
Grenlandija (C,U,Lithuanian)
Grenlandija (Slovene)
Greunland (C,U,Breton)
Gɔrɔhenelandi (C,U,Bambara)
Grinlan (C,U,Hausa)
Grinlandi (C,U,Kikuyu)
Grinlandi (Swahili (generic))
Grinlandia (C,U,Indonesian)
Grinlandja (C,U,Maltese)
Grinland nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Groen-land (C,U,Dutch)
Groenlanda (C,U,Romanian)
Groenlandt (C,U,Dutch)
Groen-Landt (C,U,Dutch)
Gronelândia (C,U,Portuguese)
Grönlanda (C,U,Romansh)
Gronlando (C,U,Esperanto)
Grönlanti (C,U,Finnish)
Grónsko (C,U,Slovak)
Grónsko (Czech)
Gröönimaa (C,U,Estonian)
Gröönland (C,U,Low German)
Gurenelandi (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Gurunilandi (C,U,Rundi)
i-Greenland (C,U,Zulu)
Kulinileni (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Ngowelande (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Orílẹ́ède Gerelandi (C,U,Yoruba)
Qrinland (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Yr Ynys Las (C,U,Welsh)
Γροιλανδία (C,U,Greek)
กรีนแลนด์ (C,U,Thai)
ግሪንላንድ (C,U,Tigrinya)
ግሪንላንድ (Amharic)
Гренланд (C,U,Serbian)
Гренланд (Macedonian)
גרנלנד (C,U,Hebrew )
گروئنلند (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
그린랜드 (C,U,Korean)
Гренландия (C,U,Bulgarian)
Гренландия (Russian)
Гренландія (C,U,Ukrainian)
格陵兰 (C,U,Chinese)
グリーンランド (C,U,Japanese)
غرينلاند (C,U,Arabic)
ಗ್ರೀನ್‌ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್ (C,U,Kannada)
ഗ്രീന്‍ലാന്‍റ് (C,U,Malayalam)
ဂရင်းလန်း (C,U,Burmese)
గ్రీన్లేండ్ (C,U,Telugu)
گرینلاند (C,U,Kurdish)
گرینلاند (Persian-Farsi)
ग्रीनलैण्ड (C,U,Hindi)
گرین لینڈ (C,U,Urdu)
ග්‍රීන්ලන්තය (C,U,Sinhala)
ग्रीनलंड (C,U,Marathi)
그린란드 (C,U,Korean)
கிரீன்லாந்து (C,U,Tamil)
ଗ୍ରୀନଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ (C,U,Oriya)
ગ્રીનલેન્ડ (C,U,Gujarati)
ग्रिनल्याण्ड (C,U,Nepali)
Грэнландыя (C,U,Belarusian)
Ґренландія (C,U,Ukrainian)
გრენლანდია (C,U,Georgian)
גרינלנד (C,U,Hebrew )
গ্রীনল্যান্ড (C,U,Bengali)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Grønland (dependent state)  ........  Grønland (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Danmark (nation)  ........  Danmark (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Grønland (dependent state)  ............  Grønland (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  Danish since 18th cen., internally self-governing since 1979
primary political unit (C)
island (C)
island nation (C)
dependent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Nuuk .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Grønland, Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq) [1016570]

Sources and Contributors:
Γροιλανδία..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
กรีนแลนด์..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
ግሪንላንድ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Гренланд..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
גרנלנד..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
گروئنلند..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
그린랜드..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Гренландия..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Гренландія..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
格陵兰..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
グリーンランド..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
غرينلاند..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
ಗ್ರೀನ್‌ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
ഗ്രീന്‍ലാന്‍റ്..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
ဂရင်းလန်း..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
గ్రీన్లేండ్..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
گرینلاند..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
ग्रीनलैण्ड..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
گرین لینڈ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
ග්‍රීන්ලන්තය..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
ग्रीनलंड..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
그린란드..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
கிரீன்லாந்து..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
ଗ୍ରୀନଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
ગ્રીનલેન્ડ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
ग्रिनल्याण्ड..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Грэнландыя..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Ґренландія..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
გრენლანდია..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
גרינלנד..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
গ্রীনল্যান্ড..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
An Ghraonlainn..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Băng Đảo..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
GL..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) FIPS; accessed 01/20/99
Gorolânde..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Gorwendland..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Gowelande..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grænland..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Greenland..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 242-243
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:352
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 470-471
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
....................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
Greenlandic..........  [VP]
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 12 August 2008
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 12 August 2008
Greenman..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grenland..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grenlande..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grenlandia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grenlàndia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grenlandija..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Greunland..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Gɔrɔhenelandi..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grinlan..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grinlandi..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grinlandia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grinlandja..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grinland nutome..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
GRL..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
Groenland..........  [VP]
....................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) II, 223
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Groen-land..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Groenlanda..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Groenlandia..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 233
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Groenlândia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
.......................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 702
Groenlandt..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Groen-Landt..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Gronelândia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grønland..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 December 2016
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 48
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 465
Grönland..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1083
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grönlanda..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Gronlando..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grönlanti..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Grónsko..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Gröönimaa..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Gröönland..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Gurenelandi..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Gurunilandi..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
i-Greenland..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
ISO304..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
Kalaallit Nunaat..........  [VP]
.............................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 December 2016
Kalâdlit-Nunât..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 465-466
Kulinileni..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Ngowelande..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Orílẹ́ède Gerelandi..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Qrinland..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Yr Ynys Las..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 242-243
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:352
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 2:223; II, 223
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1083
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 233
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 12 August 2008
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 470-471
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3425505
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/31/00
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 702
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 12 August 2008
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 48
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 465; 465-466
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenland
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984)

 

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