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ID: 7004615
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004615

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Christmas Island (dependent state)  Christmas Island (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -10.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 105 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 105.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Island has no indigenous inhabitants; sighted in 1615 by Richard Rowe; named by Captain Mynors of British East India Company in 1643; Europeans arrived ca. 1650; annexed by Britain in 19th century; important for rich forests and as haven for various fauna.

Names:
Christmas Island (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ named on Christmas Day in 1643
Christmas Island (Malay (macrolanguage))
Christmas Island (Maltese)
Territory of Christmas Island (C,V,English,U,N)
Weihnachtsinsel (C,O,German-P,U,N)
l'île Christmas (C,V,French-P,U,N)
Isla Christmas (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
KT00 (C,O,FIPS)
Božićna Ostrva (C,U,O,Bosnian)
Božićni Otok (C,U,Croatian)
Božični otok (C,U,Slovene)
Christmas Adası (C,U,Turkish)
Christmaseiland (C,U,Dutch)
Christmas, île (C,U,French)
Christmasøya (C,U,Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Christmasøya (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Christmas uhartea (C,U,Basque)
Çristmas Adası (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Đảo Giáng Sinh (C,U,Vietnamese)
Enez Christmas (C,U,Breton)
i-Christmas Island (C,U,Zulu)
Île Christmas (C,U,French)
Ilhas Natal (C,U,Portuguese)
Illa Christmas (C,U,Catalan)
Illa Christmas (Galician)
Insla da Christmas (C,U,Romansh)
Insula Christmas (C,U,Romanian)
Insula de Natal (C,U,Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Isola di Christmas (C,U,Italian)
Jólaey (C,U,Icelandic)
Jólaeyja (C,U,Icelandic)
Jólaeyjar (C,U,Icelandic)
Jólaoyggjin (C,U,Faroese)
Jõulusaar (C,U,Estonian)
Joulusaari (C,U,Finnish)
Juleøen (C,U,Danish)
Julön (C,U,Swedish)
Jul-qeqertaq (C,U,Greenlandic)
Kalėdų sala (C,U,Lithuanian)
Karácsony-szigetek (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Kerseiland (C,U,Afrikaans)
Kisiwa cha Krismasi (C,U,Swahili (generic))
Kristmas ƒudomekpo nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Motu Kilisimasi (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Oileán na Nollag (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Pulau Christmas (C,U,Indonesian)
Territoire de l'Île Christmas (C,U,French)
Vánoční ostrovy (C,U,Czech)
Vianočný ostrov (C,U,Slovak)
Wyspa Bożego Narodzenia (C,U,Polish)
Ynys y Nadolig (C,U,Welsh)
Ziemsvētku sala (C,U,Latvian)
ക്രിസ്മസ് ദ്വീപ് (C,U,Malayalam)
圣诞岛 (C,U,Chinese)
ક્રિસમસ આઇલેંડ (C,U,Gujarati)
Божићна острва (C,U,Serbian)
የገና ደሴቶች (C,U,Tigrinya)
Остров Кристмас (C,U,Bulgarian)
ଖ୍ରୀଷ୍ଟମାସ ଆଇଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ (C,U,Oriya)
የገና ደሴት (C,U,Amharic)
ಕ್ರಿಸ್‌ಮಸ್ ದ್ವೀಪ (C,U,Kannada)
Острів Різдва (C,U,Ukrainian)
क्रिसमस द्वीप (C,U,Hindi)
შობის კუნძული (C,U,Georgian)
Νήσος Χριστουγέννων (C,U,Greek)
Калядаў востраў (C,U,Belorussian)
ক্রিসমাস দ্বীপ (C,U,Bengali)
Остров Рождества (C,U,Russian)
క్రిస్మస్ దీవి (C,U,Telugu)
جزيرة الكريسماس (C,U,Arabic)
क्रिष्टमस टापु (C,U,Nepali)
クリスマス島 (C,U,Japanese)
크리스마스섬 (C,U,Korean)
เกาะคริสต์มาส (C,U,Thai)
جزیرهٔ کریسمس (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
איי כריסטמס (C,U,Hebrew )
ခရစ်စမတ် ကျွန်း (C,U,Burmese)
கிறிஸ்துமஸ் தீவு (C,U,Tamil)
Божиќни Острови (C,U,Macedonian)
ख्रिसमस बेट (C,U,Marathi)
کرسمس آئلینڈ (C,U,Urdu)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Christmas Island (dependent state)  ........  Christmas Island (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of <Oceans> (miscellaneous)  ....  <Oceans> (miscellaneous) (P)
Hierarchy of Indian Ocean (ocean)  ........  Indian Ocean (ocean) (P)
Hierarchy of Christmas Island (dependent state)  ............  Christmas Island (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Australia (nation)  ........  Australia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Christmas Island (dependent state)  ............  Christmas Island (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  British from 19th cen., ceded to Australia in 1958
primary political unit (C)
external territory (C)
island (C)
dependent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Flying Fish Cove .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Christmas Island) [1098681]

Sources and Contributors:
ക്രിസ്മസ് ദ്വീപ്..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
圣诞岛..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
ક્રિસમસ આઇલેંડ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Божићна острва..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
የገና ደሴቶች..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Остров Кристмас..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
ଖ୍ରୀଷ୍ଟମାସ ଆଇଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
የገና ደሴት..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
ಕ್ರಿಸ್‌ಮಸ್ ದ್ವೀಪ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Острів Різдва..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
क्रिसमस द्वीप..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
შობის კუნძული..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Νήσος Χριστουγέννων..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Калядаў востраў..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
ক্রিসমাস দ্বীপ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Остров Рождества..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
క్రిస్మస్ దీవి..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
جزيرة الكريسماس..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
क्रिष्टमस टापु..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
クリスマス島..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
크리스마스섬..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
เกาะคริสต์มาส..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
جزیرهٔ کریسمس..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
איי כריסטמס..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
ခရစ်စမတ် ကျွန်း..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
கிறிஸ்துமஸ் தீவு..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Божиќни Острови..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
ख्रिसमस बेट..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
کرسمس آئلینڈ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Božićna Ostrva..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Božićni Otok..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Božični otok..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Christmas Adası..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Christmaseiland..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Christmas, île..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Christmas Island..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 283
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
.............................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-21
Christmasøya..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Christmas uhartea..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Çristmas Adası..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Đảo Giáng Sinh..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Enez Christmas..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
i-Christmas Island..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Île Christmas..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Ilhas Natal..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Illa Christmas..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Insla da Christmas..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Insula Christmas..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Insula de Natal..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Isla Christmas..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Isola di Christmas..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Jólaey..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Jólaeyja..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Jólaeyjar..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Jólaoyggjin..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Jõulusaar..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Joulusaari..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Juleøen..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Julön..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Jul-qeqertaq..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Kalėdų sala..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Karácsony-szigetek..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Kerseiland..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Kisiwa cha Krismasi..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Kristmas ƒudomekpo nutome..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
KT00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 45
l'île Christmas..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Motu Kilisimasi..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Oileán na Nollag..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Pulau Christmas..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Territoire de l'Île Christmas..........  [VP]
..................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Territory of Christmas Island..........  [VP]
..................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
..................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Vánoční ostrovy..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Vianočný ostrov..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Weihnachtsinsel..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Wyspa Bożego Narodzenia..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Ynys y Nadolig..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Ziemsvētku sala..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 283
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2078138
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 45
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-21
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_Island
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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