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ID: 7004542
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004542

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity)  Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity)

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 22.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 114 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 114.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Human habitation of area dates to Neolithic Age; influenced by North Chinese cultures, particularly Lungshan; inhabited by fishermen and pirates at time of British acquisition in the 19th century; ceded to Britain as a result of the first Opium War (1839-1842); official languages are Chinese and English.

Names:
Hong Kong (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,B)
Hong Kong (French)
Hong Kong (Bosnian)
Hong Kong (Slovak)
Hong Kong (Swahili (generic))
Hong Kong (Galician)
Hong Kong (Breton)
Hong Kong (Spanish)
Hong Kong (Portuguese)
Hong Kong (Icelandic)
Hong Kong (Catalan)
Hong Kong (Indonesian)
Hong Kong (Romanian)
Hong Kong (Malay (macrolanguage))
Hong Kong (Basque)
Hong Kong (Italian)
Hong Kong (Croatian)
Hong Kong (Turkish)
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China (C,V)
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (C,V,English)  ............ adopted on 4 April 1990 for use beginning in 1997
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ()
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (C,V)  ............ adopted on 4 April 1990 for use beginning in 1997
Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu (C,V)
Xianggang (C,V)
Hsiang-chiang (C,V)
Hsiang Kang (C,V)
Hsiang-Kang (C,V)
Hong Kong, Colony of (C,O)
T'e-pieh hsing-cheng-ch'ü (C,V)  ............ Wade-Giles transliteration of name
Tebie xingzhengqu (C,V)  ............ Pinyin transliteration of the name
Hong-Kong (C,O)
Hongkong (C,O,Northern Sami)
Hongkong (Swedish)
Hongkong (German)
Hongkong (Polish)
Hongkong (Estonian)
Hongkong (Slovene)
Hongkong (Greenlandic)
Hongkong (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Hongkong (Magyar (Hungarian))
Hongkong (Danish)
Hongkong (Czech)
Hongkong (Faroese)
Hongkong (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Hongkong (Dutch)
Hongkong (Finnish)
Hongkong (Afrikaans)
Hongkong ()
הונג קונג (C,U,Hebrew )
HK00 (C,V,FIPS)
Hɔng Kɔng nutome (C,U,O,Ewe)
Hong Cong (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Hongi Kongi (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Hồng Kông (C,U,Vietnamese)
Ħong Kong (C,U,Maltese)
Hong Kong S.A.R (C,U,English)
Hong Kong S.A.R., Tseina (C,U,Welsh)
Honk Konq (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Honkonga (C,U,Latvian)
Honkongas (C,U,Lithuanian)
i-Hong Kong (C,U,Zulu)
Regiun d'administraziun speziala da Hongkong, China (C,U,Romansh)
香港 (C,U,Chinese)
香港 (Japanese)
Гонконг (C,U,Russian)
Хонг Конг (C,U,Macedonian)
Хонг Конг (Serbian)
Χονγκ Κονγκ (C,U,Greek)
Хонконг (C,U,Bulgarian)
ฮ่องกง (C,U,Thai)
홍콩 (C,U,Korean)
ဟောင်ကောင် (C,U,Burmese)
هونغ كونغ (C,U,Arabic)
ಹಾಂಗ್ ಕಾಂಗ್ (C,U,Kannada)
हङकङ (C,U,Nepali)
ሆንግ ኮንግ (C,U,Tigrinya)
ሆንግ ኮንግ (Amharic)
হংকং (C,U,Bengali)
හොංකොං (C,U,Sinhala)
ہانگ کانگ (C,U,Urdu)
ហុងកុង (C,U,Khmer)
Гонконг (арнайы әкімшілік аймақ) (C,U,Kazakh)
ହଂକଂ ବିଶେଷ ପ୍ରଶାସନିକ କ୍ଷେତ୍ର ଚୀନ୍ (C,U,Oriya)
ஹாங்காங் (C,U,Tamil)
Гонконґ (C,U,Ukrainian)
હોંગ કોંગ (C,U,Gujarati)
ཧོང་ཀོང (C,U,Dzongkha)
హాంగ్ కాంగ్ (C,U,Telugu)
هنگ‌کنگ (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
ຮ່ອງກົງ (C,U,Lao)
ჰონგ კონგი (C,U,Georgian)
ഹോങ് കോങ് (C,U,Malayalam)
हाँग काँग (C,U,Hindi)
ཧོང་ཀོང༌། (C,U,Tibetan)
हाँगकाँग (C,U,Marathi)
Гон-Конг (C,U,Belorussian)
HK (H,O)
HKG (H,O)
HO00 (H,O)
ISO344 (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity)  ........  Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of China (nation)  ........  China (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity)  ............  Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity) (P)

Place Types:
semi-independent political entity (preferred, C)  ............  from 1997
primary political unit (C)
national region (C)  ............  colony was returned to China in 1997
first level subdivision (H)
dependent state (H)  ............  ceded to British in 1841; reverted to Chinese control on July 1, 1997 (as a Special Administrative Region for 50 years)
colony (H)  ............  British Crown Colony from 19th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
הונג קונג..........  [IMJ, VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
....................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
香港特别行政区..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
香港..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Гонконг..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Хонг Конг..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Χονγκ Κονγκ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Хонконг..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ฮ่องกง..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
홍콩..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ဟောင်ကောင်..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
هونغ كونغ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ಹಾಂಗ್ ಕಾಂಗ್..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
हङकङ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ሆንግ ኮንግ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
হংকং..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
හොංකොං..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ہانگ کانگ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ហុងកុង..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Гонконг (арнайы әкімшілік аймақ)..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ହଂକଂ ବିଶେଷ ପ୍ରଶାସନିକ କ୍ଷେତ୍ର ଚୀନ୍..........  [VP]
........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ஹாங்காங்..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Гонконґ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
હોંગ કોંગ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ཧོང་ཀོང..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
హాంగ్ కాంగ్..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
هنگ‌کنگ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ຮ່ອງກົງ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ჰონგ კონგი..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ഹോങ് കോങ്..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
हाँग काँग..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ཧོང་ཀོང༌།..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
हाँगकाँग..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Гон-Конг..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Colony of Hong Kong..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
HK..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
HK00..........  [VP]
...........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
HKG..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
Hɔng Kɔng nutome..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
HO00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
Hong Cong..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Hongi Kongi..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Hong Kong..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 270 ff.
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
....................  Hong Kong Official Guide Map (1989)
....................  Hong Kong, New York Times (1997)
....................  Hong Kong, Stay an Extra Day Map (1993)
....................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) short form; accessed 25 January 2007
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 512 ff.
Hongkong..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Hong-Kong..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Hồng Kông..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Ħong Kong..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Hong Kong, Colony of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
Hong Kong S.A.R..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Hong Kong S.A.R., Tseina..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region..........  [VP]
.................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
.................................................................  Hong Kong, Los Angeles Times (1995)
.................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China..........  [VP]
.............................................................................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China..........  [VP]
....................................................................................................................  Handover, Los Angeles Times (1997)
Honk Konq..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Honkonga..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Honkongas..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Hsiang-chiang..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
Hsiang Kang..........  [VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 616
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 624
Hsiang-Kang..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 37 ff.
i-Hong Kong..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
ISO344..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
Regiun d'administraziun speziala da Hongkong, China..........  [VP]
...................................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
Tebie xingzhengqu..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 03/16/99
T'e-pieh hsing-cheng-ch'ü..........  [VP]
............................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 03/16/99
Xianggang..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
....................  USBGN Bulletin 14 (1997) 1
Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
...............................................  USBGN Bulletin 14 (1997) 1
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, IMJ, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493; 616
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 624
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 270 ff.
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 37 ff.
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 03/16/99
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1819730
..................  Handover, Los Angeles Times (1997)
..................  Hong Kong Official Guide Map (1989)
..................  Hong Kong, Los Angeles Times (1995)
..................  Hong Kong, New York Times (1997)
..................  Hong Kong, Stay an Extra Day Map (1993)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
..................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) short form; accessed 25 January 2007
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  USBGN Bulletin 14 (1997) 1
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 512 ff.
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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