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ID: 7006158
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7006158

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 00 32 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -0.5333  decimal degrees
Long: 166 55 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 166.9167  decimal degrees

Note: Small, isolated island nation in west Pacific; probably settled in different periods by drift settlements from various Pacific islands; Europeans arrived in 1798; was under joint trust of Australia, Britain and New Zealand after World War II; official language is Nauruan, though English is widely spoken.

Names:
Naoero (preferred,C,V,Nauruan-P,U,N)
Nauru (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Nauru (French-P,U,N)
Nauru (Spanish-P,U,N)
Republic of Nauru (C,V,O,English,U,N)
République de Nauru (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Nauru (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Науру (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Науру (C,O,Russian,U)
瑙鲁 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
瑙鲁共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ناورو (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ناورو (C,O,Arabic,U)
NRU (C,O,ISO3L)
NR (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO520 (C,O,ISO3N)
NR00 (C,O,FIPS)
Nauruan (C,O,English,U,A)
נאורו (C,U,Hebrew )
Pleasant Island (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Naoero (nation)  ........  Naoero (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence in 1968
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1968
island nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
annex (H)  ............  German, late 19th century
occupied territory (H)  ............  Australian, after WW I
inhabited place (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Yaren .......... (national district)
..................  (World, Oceania, Naoero) [7594941]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1968
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1999

Sources and Contributors:
Науру..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Республика Науру..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
瑙鲁..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
瑙鲁共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
ناورو..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جُهور ةً ناورو..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
נאורו..........  [IMJ]
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
ISO520..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Naoero..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Nauru..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 497
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 439
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 562 ff.
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-67
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 70
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 815
Nauruan..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 26
NR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
NR00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
NRU..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
Pleasant Island..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 815
República de Nauru..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Republic of Nauru..........  [VP]
................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769
République de Nauru..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 781
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 497
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 439
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8:562 ff.; VIII, 562 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 769; 781
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-67
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 70
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 26
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 815
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 815
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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