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ID: 1000150
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000150

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -22.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 024 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 24.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Earliest inhabitants of region were San Bushmen; Sotho people immigrated ca. 1600; occupied by British in late 19th century; originally divided into British Bechuanaland and the Bechuanaland Protectorate (North of Molopo river). British Bechuanaland was annexed into the Cape Colony, and the Bechuanaland Protectorate became the independent republic of Botswana; official language is English, but national language is Tswana. Area in N South Africa.

Names:
Botswana (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Botswana (French-P,U,N)
Botswana (Occitan)
Botswana (Finnish)
Botswana (Kurdish)
Botswana (Northern Sami)
Botswana (Sangho)
Botswana (Romanian)
Botswana (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Botswana (Rundi)
Botswana (Low German)
Botswana (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Botswana (Shona)
Botswana (Catalan)
Botswana (Setswana)
Botswana (Italian)
Botswana (Malay (macrolanguage))
Botswana (Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Botswana (Swedish)
Botswana (Swahili (generic))
Botswana (Cornish)
Botswana (Lingala)
Botswana (North Ndebele)
Botswana (Welsh)
Botswana (Galician)
Botswana (Polish)
Botswana (Basque)
Botswana (Czech)
Botswana (Magyar (Hungarian))
Botswana (Estonian)
Botswana (Slovak)
Botswana (Romansh)
Botswana (Dutch)
Botswana (Danish)
Botswana (Ilocano)
Botswana (Norwegian)
Botswana (Tagalog)
Botswana (Portuguese)
Botswana (Vietnamese)
Botswana (German-P,U,N)
Botswana (Maltese)
Botswana (Afrikaans)
Botswana (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Botswana (Turkish)
Botswana (Indonesian)
Botswana (Greenlandic)
Botswana (Pampanga)
Botswana (Spanish-P,U,N)
Botswana (Breton)
Botswana (Kikuyu)
Botswana (Ido)
Republic of Botswana (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Botswana, Republic of (C,V)
République du Botswana (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Botswana (C,V,Catalan)
República de Botswana ()
Botsuana (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Botsuana (Latin)
Botsuana (Galician)
Botsuana (Aragonese)
Botsuana (Asturian)
Botsuana (Portuguese)
Botsuana (German)
Ботсвана (C,V,Bulgarian)
Ботсвана (Chuvash)
Ботсвана (Russian-P,U)
Ботсвана (Kazakh)
Ботсвана (Ukrainian)
Ботсвана (Tajik)
Республика Ботсвана (C,V,Russian,U)
博茨瓦纳 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
博茨瓦纳共和国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
بوجسوانا (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً بوجسوانا (C,V,Arabic,U)
BWA (C,O,ISO3L)
BW (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO072 (C,O,ISO3N)
BC00 (C,O,FIPS)
Motswana (C,O)  ............ adjectival form used to modify a singular noun
Batswana (C,O,English,U,A)  ............ adjectival form used to modify a plural noun
Botswanan (C,O)
Botswanais (C,O,French,U,A)
Betsjoeanaland (C,V)
Betsjoeanaland, Britse Protektoraat van (C,V)
An Bhotsuáin (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Baswana (C,U,Hausa)
Bocuana (C,U,Albanian)
Bocvana (C,U,Croatian)
Bocvana (Slovene)
Bocvana (Bosnian)
Bocvano (C,U,Esperanto)
Botiswana (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Botsƿana (C,U,Anglo-Saxon)
Botsoana (C,U,Malagasy)
Botsouana (C,U,Arpitan)
Botsvana (C,U,Turkish)
Botsvana (Faroese)
Botsvana (Lithuanian)
Botsvana (Albanian)
Botsvana (Azerbaijani)
Botsvana (Icelandic)
Botsvāna (C,U,Latvian)
Botsvana Cumhuriyeti (C,U,Turkish)
Botswaana (C,U,Fulah)
Botswana nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Botuswaana (C,U,Somali)
Botwana (C,U,Nauruan)
Bốt-xoa-na (C,U,Vietnamese)
Bốt-xoa-na (Botswana) (C,U,Vietnamese)
Bɔtisiwana (C,U,Bambara)
Bɔtswana (C,U,Akan)
i-Botswana (C,U,Zulu)
IButswana (C,U,Zulu)
Mbotswana (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Orílẹ́ède Bọ̀tìsúwánà (C,U,Yoruba)
Potisiuana (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
República de Botsuana (C,U,Galician)
Zvanän (C,U,Volapük)
ບອັດສະວານາ (C,U,Lao)
بوتسوانا (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
بوتسوانا (Urdu)
بوتسوانا (Arabic)
بوتسوانا (Pashto)
Բոտսվանա (C,U,Armenian)
বতসোয়ানা (C,U,Bengali)
बोत्स्वाना (C,U,Hindi)
بوتسۋانا (C,U,Uyghur)
ബോട്സ്വാന (C,U,Malayalam)
ቦትስዋና (C,U,Amharic)
ቦትስዋና (Tigrinya)
Боцвана (C,U,Serbian)
Боцвана (Macedonian)
בוטסואנה (C,U,Hebrew )
Ботсуана (C,U,Bulgarian)
បុតស្វាណា (C,U,Khmer)
بتسوانا (C,U,Arabic)
बोत्सवाना (C,U,Hindi)
बोत्सवाना (Kashmiri)
बोत्सवाना (Sanskrit)
ประเทศบอตสวานา (C,U,Thai)
บอตสวานา (C,U,Thai)
ボツワナ (C,U,Japanese)
波札那 (C,U,Chinese)
போட்ஸ்வானா (C,U,Tamil)
보츠와나 (C,U,Korean)
ბოტსვანა (C,U,Georgian)
Μποτσουάνα (C,U,Greek)
బోట్స్వానా (C,U,Telugu)
Батсвана (C,U,Belorussian)
ಬೋಟ್ಸ್‌ವಾನಾ (C,U,Kannada)
ဘော့စ်ဝါနာ (C,U,Burmese)
བོཙ་ཝ་ན། (C,U,Tibetan)
બોત્સ્વાના (C,U,Gujarati)
בוטסוואנה (C,U,Hebrew )
බොස්ට්වානා (C,U,Sinhala)
बोट्सवाना (C,U,Marathi)
बोट्स्वाना (C,U,Nepali)
ボツワナ共和国 (C,U,Japanese)
بۆتسوانا (C,U,Kurdish)
বোত্‍সওয়ানা (C,U,Bengali)
ବୋଟସ୍ବାନ୍ (C,U,Oriya)
Bechuanaland (H,O)
Bechuanaland, British Protectorate of (H,O)
Bechuanaland Protectorate (H,O)
Betschuanaland Protektorat (H,O)
Betsjoeanaland Protektoraat (H,O)
Northern Bechuanaland (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Botswana (nation)  ........  Botswana (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Commonwealth of Nations (association)  ....  Commonwealth of Nations (association) (P)
Hierarchy of Botswana (nation)  ........  Botswana (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1966
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1966
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
protectorate (H)  ............  British, 1885-1966
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Gaborone .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Botswana, Gaborone) [1088036]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1966
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1966
near/adjacent to ....  British Bechuanaland .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..............................  (World, Africa) [6000963]

Sources and Contributors:
Ботсвана..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Республика Ботсвана..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
博茨瓦纳..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
博茨瓦纳共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
بوجسوانا..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
جُهور ةً بوجسوانا..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
ບອັດສະວານາ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
بوتسوانا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Բոտսվանա..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
বতসোয়ানা..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
बोत्स्वाना..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
بوتسۋانا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
ബോട്സ്വാന..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
ቦትስዋና..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Боцвана..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
בוטסואנה..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Ботсуана..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
បុតស្វាណា..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
بتسوانا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
बोत्सवाना..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
ประเทศบอตสวานา..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
บอตสวานา..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
ボツワナ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
波札那..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
போட்ஸ்வானா..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
보츠와나..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
ბოტსვანა..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Μποτσουάνα..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
బోట్స్వానా..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Батсвана..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
ಬೋಟ್ಸ್‌ವಾನಾ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
ဘော့စ်ဝါနာ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
བོཙ་ཝ་ན།..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
બોત્સ્વાના..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
בוטסוואנה..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
බොස්ට්වානා..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
बोट्सवाना..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
बोट्स्वाना..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
ボツワナ共和国..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
بۆتسوانا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
বোত্‍সওয়ানা..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
ବୋଟସ୍ବାନ୍..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
An Bhotsuáin..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Baswana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Batswana..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
BC00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Bechuanaland..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 24
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 338
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 338
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 165
Bechuanaland, British Protectorate of..........  [VP]
..............................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 11 June 2009
Bechuanaland Protectorate..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 11 June 2009
............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 165
............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 165
Betschuanaland Protektorat..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 11 June 2009
Betsjoeanaland..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 11 June 2009
Betsjoeanaland, Britse Protektoraat van..........  [VP]
.................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 11 June 2009
Betsjoeanaland Protektoraat..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 11 June 2009
Bocuana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Bocvana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Bocvano..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Botiswana..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Botsƿana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Botsoana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Botsouana..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Botsuana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Botsvana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Botsvāna..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Botsvana Cumhuriyeti..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Botswaana..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Botswana..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 569
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 2:412 ff.
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 94
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 84
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-13
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 11 June 2009
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 165
Botswanais..........  [VP]
.......................  UNTERM [online] (2007-) accessed 22 January 2008
Botswanan..........  [VP]
....................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 16 January 2008
Botswana nutome..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Botswana, Republic of..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 11 June 2009
Botuswaana..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Botwana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Bốt-xoa-na..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Bốt-xoa-na (Botswana)..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
British Protectorate of Bechuanaland..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Britse Protektoraat van Betsjoeanaland..........  [VP]
.................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Bɔtisiwana..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Bɔtswana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
BW..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
BWA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
i-Botswana..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
IButswana..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
ISO072..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
Mbotswana..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Motswana..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Northern Bechuanaland..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 11 June 2009
Orílẹ́ède Bọ̀tìsúwánà..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Potisiuana..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
República de Botsuana..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
República de Botswana..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Republic of Botswana..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
République du Botswana..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 776
Zvanän..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 569
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 412 ff.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 933860
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764; 776
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 16 January 2008
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 94
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 24; Plate 84
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 338
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 338
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-13
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
..................  UNTERM [online] (2007-) accessed 22 January 2008
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 165
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 165
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botswana
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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