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ID: 1000124
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000124

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Al Kuwayt (nation)  Al Kuwayt (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 29.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 047 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 47.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Important oil-producing state on a wedge of desert territory between Iraq and Saudi Arabia; had important civilization by 3rd millennium BCE; was colonized by Greece, passed to Seleucids, then Romans; today ruled by descendants of dynasty founded in 18th century; official language is Arabic, though English is also widely spoken.

Names:
Al Kuwayt (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Dawlat al Kuwayt (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Kuwayt, Dawlat al (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Al-Kuwayt (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Kuwayt (C,V,Somali)
Kuwayt (Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Dawlat al-Kuwayt (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Kuwait, Dawlat al- (C,V)
Dowlat al Kuwait (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Al Kuwait (C,V)
Al Kuweit (C,V)
Kuwait (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Kuwait (Upper Sorbian)
Kuwait (Norwegian)
Kuwait (Basque)
Kuwait (German)
Kuwait (Swedish)
Kuwait (Pampanga)
Kuwait (Aragonese)
Kuwait (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Kuwait (Magyar (Hungarian))
Kuwait (Italian)
Kuwait (Northern Sami)
Kuwait (Asturian)
Kuwait (Ido)
Kuwait (Vietnamese)
Kuwait (Malay (macrolanguage))
Kuwait (Portuguese)
Kuwait (Shona)
Kuwait (Romansh)
Kuwait (Tagalog)
Kuwait (Danish)
Kuwait (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Kuwait (Spanish-P,U,N)
Kuwait (Ilocano)
Kuwait (Swahili (generic))
Kuwait (Galician)
Kuwait (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Kuwait (Indonesian)
Kuwait (Low German)
Kuwait (Finnish)
Kuwait (Catalan)
Kuwait (Greenlandic)
State of Kuwait (C,O,English,U,N)
Koweït (C,O,French-P,U,N)
État du Koweït (C,O,French,U,N)
Estado de Kuwait (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Koeweit (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Koeweit (Afrikaans)
Koeweit (Limburgan)
Koweit (C,O,English,U,N)
Koweit (Breton)
Kuweit (C,O,English,U,N)
Kuweit (Romanian)
ا ىًوتً (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
دولة ا ىًوتً (C,V,O,Arabic,U)
Кувейт (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Кувейт (Ukrainian)
Кувейт (Bulgarian)
Кувейт (Belorussian)
Государство Кувейт (C,O,Russian,U)
科威特 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
科威特国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
KWT (C,O,ISO3L)
KW (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO414 (C,O,ISO3N)
KU00 (C,O,FIPS)
Shaikhdom of Kuwait (C,V)
Kuwaiti (C,O,English,U,A)
Kuwaiti (Kikuyu)
Kuwaiti (Swahili (generic))
Ciwait (C,U,Welsh)
Cô-oét (C,U,Vietnamese)
Coweit (C,U,Welsh)
Cuáit (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Cubhait (C,U,Scots Gaelic)
Cuvaitum (C,U,Latin)
i-Kuwait (C,U,Zulu)
Khuweiti (C,U,North Ndebele)
Kôeity (C,U,Malagasy)
Kovätän (C,U,Volapük)
Koveyit (C,U,Arpitan)
Kowait (C,U,Occitan)
Kowet (C,U,Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Koweti (C,U,Lingala)
Koweti (Luba-Katanga)
Koweti (Rundi)
Köwêti (C,U,Sangho)
Koweyt (C,U,Cornish)
Kowɛti (C,U,Bambara)
Kueiti (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Kuvait (C,U,Faroese)
Kuvait (Magyar (Hungarian))
Kuvajt (C,U,Slovak)
Kuvajt (Croatian)
Kuvajt (Slovene)
Kuvajt (Bosnian)
Kuvajt (Czech)
Kuvajt (Albanian)
Kuvajti (C,U,Albanian)
Kuvajto (C,U,Esperanto)
Kúveit (C,U,Icelandic)
Kuveit (C,U,Estonian)
Kuveita (C,U,Latvian)
Kuveitas (C,U,Lithuanian)
Kuveyt (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Kuveyt (Turkish)
Kuwait - الكويت (C,U,Galician)
Kuwait nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Kuwajt (C,U,Maltese)
Kûweit (C,U,Western Frisian)
Kuwejt (C,U,Polish)
Kuwete (C,U,Akan)
Kuweti (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Kuweyt (C,U,Kurdish)
Kuweyti (C,U,Fulah)
Kwiyat (C,U,Hausa)
Orílẹ́ède Kuweti (C,U,Yoruba)
Quvayt (C,U,Uzbek)
کویت (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
کویت (Urdu)
ክዌት (C,U,Amharic)
ክዌት (Tigrinya)
კუვეიტი (C,U,Georgian)
कुवैत (C,U,Marathi)
कुवैत (Hindi)
कुवैत (Sanskrit)
குவைத்து (C,U,Tamil)
쿠웨이트 (C,U,Korean)
คูเวต (C,U,Thai)
クウェート (C,U,Japanese)
الكويت (C,U,Arabic)
ኩዌት (C,U,Amharic)
ܟܘܘܝܬ (C,U,Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE))
کویټ (C,U,Pashto)
Κουβέιτ (C,U,Greek)
כווית (C,U,Hebrew )
Қувайт (C,U,Tajik)
ประเทศคูเวต (C,U,Thai)
ქუვეითი (C,U,Georgian)
כוויית (C,U,Hebrew )
Кувајт (C,U,Serbian)
Кувајт (Macedonian)
دَوْلَة اَلْكُوَيْت (C,U,Arabic)
Քուվեյթ (C,U,Armenian)
ཀུ་ཝེཊ (C,U,Dzongkha)
គុយវ៉ែត (C,U,Khmer)
كۇۋەيت (C,U,Uyghur)
ຄູເວດ (C,U,Lao)
ಕುವೈತ್ (C,U,Kannada)
කුවේටය (C,U,Sinhala)
కువైట్ (C,U,Telugu)
କୁଏତ୍ (C,U,Oriya)
কুয়েত (C,U,Bengali)
कुवेत (C,U,Marathi)
कुवेत (Nepali)
કુવૈત (C,U,Gujarati)
ကူဝိတ် (C,U,Burmese)
കുവൈറ്റ് (C,U,Malayalam)
کوەیت (C,U,Kurdish)
ཀུ་ཝེད་རྒྱལ་ཁབ། (C,U,Tibetan)
Kuwait, Shaikhdom of (H,O)
Kuwait, Sheikhdom of (H,O)
Sheikhdom of Kuwait (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Kuwayt (nation)  ........  Al Kuwayt (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Kuwayt (nation)  ........  Al Kuwayt (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Arabian Peninsula (general region)  ........  Arabian Peninsula (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Kuwayt (nation)  ............  Al Kuwayt (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Western Asia (area)  ........  Western Asia (area) (P,U)
Hierarchy of Al Kuwayt (nation)  ............  Al Kuwayt (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  originally under British protection, since 1914; as independent of Britain, since June, 1961
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Al Kuwayt .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Al Kuwayt, Al ‘Āşimah) [1082419]
member of ....  Arab League .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7000153]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1963

Sources and Contributors:
ا ىًوتً..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
دولة ا ىًوتً..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Кувейт..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Государство Кувейт..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
科威特..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
科威特国..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
کویت..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
ክዌት..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
კუვეიტი..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
कुवैत..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
குவைத்து..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
쿠웨이트..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
คูเวต..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
クウェート..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
الكويت..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
ኩዌት..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
ܟܘܘܝܬ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
کویټ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Κουβέιτ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
כווית..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Қувайт..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
ประเทศคูเวต..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
ქუვეითი..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
כוויית..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Кувајт..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
دَوْلَة اَلْكُوَيْت..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Քուվեյթ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
ཀུ་ཝེཊ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
គុយវ៉ែត..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
كۇۋەيت..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
ຄູເວດ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
ಕುವೈತ್..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
කුවේටය..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
కువైట్..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
କୁଏତ୍..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
কুয়েত..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
कुवेत..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
કુવૈત..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
ကူဝိတ်..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
കുവൈറ്റ്..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
کوەیت..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
ཀུ་ཝེད་རྒྱལ་ཁབ།..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Al Kuwait..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Al-Kuwayt..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
....................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 253
Al Kuwayt..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
....................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
Al Kuweit..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Ciwait..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Cô-oét..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Coweit..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Cuáit..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Cubhait..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Cuvaitum..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Dawlat al-Kuwait..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Dawlat al-Kuwayt..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 638
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 646
Dawlat al Kuwayt..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Dowlat al Kuwait..........  [VP]
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 345
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Estado de Kuwait..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 17 June 2009
État du Koweït..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 635
i-Kuwait..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
ISO414..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
Khuweiti..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kôeity..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Koeweit..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 382
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kovätän..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Koveyit..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kowait..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Koweït..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
Koweit..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 635
Kowet..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Koweti..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Köwêti..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Koweyt..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kowɛti..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
KU00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 45
Kueiti..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuvait..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuvajt..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuvajti..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuvajto..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kúveit..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuveit..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuveita..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuveitas..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuveyt..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuwait..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 49 ff.
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 51
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 635
Kuwait - الكويت..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuwait, Dawlat al-..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Kuwaiti..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 20
Kuwait nutome..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuwait, Shaikhdom of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Kuwait, Sheikhdom of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Kuwajt..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuwayt..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Kuwayt, Dawlat al..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Kuweit..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 635
Kûweit..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuwejt..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuwete..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuweti..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuweyt..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Kuweyti..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
KW..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
Kwiyat..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
KWT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
Orílẹ́ède Kuweti..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Quvayt..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
Shaikhdom of Kuwait..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Sheikhdom of Kuwait..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
State of Kuwait..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 638
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 646
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 345
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 49 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 382
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 285570
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 635; 768
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 45
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 253
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 51
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 20
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 635
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 635
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9A%D1%83%D0%B2%D0%B5%D0%B9%D1%82
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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