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ID: 7004630
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004630

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)  Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 21 44 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 21.7333  decimal degrees
Long: 071 35 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises two low lying island groups on an eastern extension of the Great Bahama Bank; area had been inhabited by a primitive culture, but was uninhabited when Ponce de Leon arrived in 1512; British settlers arrived in 1678, and brought Africans here as slaves; official language is English.

Names:
Turks and Caicos Islands (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Turks and Caicos Islands (Malay (macrolanguage))
Turks and Caicos Islands (North Ndebele)
Turks and Caicos Islands (Maltese)
Turks and Caicos Islands (Somali)
Colony of the Turks and Caicos Islands (C,V)
TCA (C,O,ISO3L)
TC (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO796 (C,O,ISO3N)
TK00 (C,O,FIPS)
Amazinga ya Turkisi na Cayikosi (C,U,O,Rundi)
Âzûâ Turku na Kaîki (C,U,Sangho)
Bisanga bya Turki mpé Kaiko (C,U,Lingala)
Bizinga by'eTaaka ne Kayikosi (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Duuɗe Turke e Keikoos (C,U,Fulah)
îles Turks-et-Caïcos (C,U,French)
Îles Turks et Caïques (C,U,French)
Îles Turques-et-Caïques (C,U,French)
Ilhas Turks e Caicos (C,U,Portuguese)
Illas Turks e Caicos (C,U,Galician)
Illes Turks i Caicos (C,U,Catalan)
Inizi Turks ha Caicos (C,U,Breton)
Inslas Turks e Caicos (C,U,Romansh)
Insulas Turcos e Caicos (C,U,Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Insulele Turks și Caicos (C,U,Romanian)
Islas Turcas y Caicos (C,U,Spanish)
Isole Turks e Caicos (C,U,Italian)
i-Turks and Caicos Islands (C,U,Zulu)
Kepulauan Turks dan Caicos (C,U,Indonesian)
Lutanda lua Tuluki ne Kaiko (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Nosy Turks sy Caïques (C,U,Malagasy)
Oileáin Turks agus Caicos (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Orílẹ́ède Tọọki ati Etikun Kakọsi (C,U,Yoruba)
Ostrovy Turks a Caicos (C,U,Czech)
Otočji Turks in Caicos (C,U,Slovene)
ʻOtumotu Teki mo Keikosi (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Quần Đảo Turk và Caicos (C,U,Vietnamese)
Tērksas un Kaikosas salas (C,U,Latvian)
Tɛks kple Kaikos ƒudomekpowo nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Turiki Gun ni Kayiki (C,U,Bambara)
Turk eta Caicos uharteak (C,U,Basque)
Turkis Da Tsibiran Kaikwas (C,U,Hausa)
Turks a Caicos (C,U,Slovak)
Turks en Caicos Eilande (C,U,Afrikaans)
Turks- en Caicoseilanden (C,U,Dutch)
Turks- és Caicos-szigetek (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Turks i Caicos (C,U,Polish)
Turks i Caicos (Catalan)
Turks i Kajkos Ostrva (C,U,Bosnian)
Turks ja Caicos (C,U,Estonian)
Turks- ja Caicossaaret (C,U,Finnish)
Turks ja Caicos-sullot (C,U,Northern Sami)
Turkski i Kaikos Otoci (C,U,Croatian)
Turks ne Caicos Islands (C,U,Akan)
Turks- och Caicosöarna (C,U,Swedish)
Turks- og Caicoseyjar (C,U,Icelandic)
Turks- og Caicosøerne (C,U,Danish)
Turks- og Caicosøyane (C,U,Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Turks- og Caicosøyene (C,U,Norwegian (Bokmål))
Turks- og Caicosoyggjarnar (C,U,Faroese)
Turkso ir Caicoso salos (C,U,Lithuanian)
Turks- und Caicosinseln (C,U,German)
Turks ve Caicos Adaları (C,U,Turkish)
Türk və Kaykos Adaları (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Visiwa vya Turki na Kaiko (C,U,Kikuyu)
Visiwa vya Turki na Kaiko (Swahili (generic))
Ynysoedd Turks a Caicos (C,U,Welsh)
Zvitsuwa zveTurk neCaico (C,U,Shona)
터크스케이커스 (C,U,Korean)
Теркс і Кайкос (C,U,Ukrainian)
ترکس اور کیکاؤس جزائر (C,U,Urdu)
ટર્ક્સ એન્ડ કૈકોસ આઇલેન્ડ્સ (C,U,Gujarati)
جزر الترك وجايكوس (C,U,Arabic)
የቱርኮችና የካኢኮስ ደሴቶች (C,U,Tigrinya)
የቱርኮችና የካኢኮስ ደሴቶች (Amharic)
Туркс и Кајкос Острва (C,U,Serbian)
جزایر ترک و کایکوس (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
ତୁର୍କସ୍ ଏବଂ ସାଇକସ୍ ଦ୍ବୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ (C,U,Oriya)
Острови Туркс и Кайкос (C,U,Bulgarian)
Турк и Каикос Острови (C,U,Macedonian)
ටර්ක්ස් සහ කයිකොස් දූපත් (C,U,Sinhala)
Острова Тёркс и Кайкос (C,U,Russian)
ടര്‍ക്ക്സും കൈക്കോ ദ്വീപുകളും (C,U,Malayalam)
터크스 케이커스 제도 (C,U,Korean)
タークス諸島・カイコス諸島 (C,U,Japanese)
তুর্কস ও কাইকোস দ্বীপপুঞ্জ (C,U,Bengali)
איי טורקס וקאיקוס (C,U,Hebrew )
หมู่เกาะเติกส์และหมู่เกาะเคคอส (C,U,Thai)
तुर्क र काइकोस टापु (C,U,Nepali)
Тэркс і Кайкас астравы (C,U,Belorussian)
తుర్క్ మరియు కాలికోస్ దీవులు (C,U,Telugu)
टर्क्स आणि कैकोस बेटे (C,U,Marathi)
ಟರ್ಕ್ಸ್ ಮತ್ತು ಕೈಕೋಸ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು (C,U,Kannada)
Νήσοι Τερκς και Κάικος (C,U,Greek)
तुर्क् और् कैकोज़ द्वीप (C,U,Hindi)
டர்க்ஸ் மற்றும் கைகோஸ் தீவுகள் (C,U,Tamil)
特克斯和凯科斯群岛 (C,U,Chinese)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)  ........  Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bahama Islands (island group)  ........  Bahama Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)  ............  Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British West Indies (general region)  ....  British West Indies (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)  ........  Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British Overseas Territories (group of nations/states/cities)  ....  British Overseas Territories (group of nations/states/cities) (P)
Hierarchy of Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)  ........  Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)  ............  Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Caribbean (general region)  ........  Caribbean (general region) (P,U)
Hierarchy of Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)  ............  Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Lucayan Archipelago (islands)  ........  Lucayan Archipelago (islands) (P,U)
Hierarchy of Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state)  ............  Turks and Caicos Islands (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  British since 17th cen., under separate government from Bahamas & Jamaica since 1962
primary political unit (C)
colony (C)  ............  since 1962
dependent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Cockburn Town .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Turks and Caicos Islands) [7593844]

Sources and Contributors:
터크스케이커스..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Теркс і Кайкос..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
ترکس اور کیکاؤس جزائر..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
ટર્ક્સ એન્ડ કૈકોસ આઇલેન્ડ્સ..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
جزر الترك وجايكوس..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
የቱርኮችና የካኢኮስ ደሴቶች..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Туркс и Кајкос Острва..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
جزایر ترک و کایکوس..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
ତୁର୍କସ୍ ଏବଂ ସାଇକସ୍ ଦ୍ବୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ..........  [VP]
..................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Острови Туркс и Кайкос..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Турк и Каикос Острови..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
ටර්ක්ස් සහ කයිකොස් දූපත්..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Острова Тёркс и Кайкос..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
ടര്‍ക്ക്സും കൈക്കോ ദ്വീപുകളും..........  [VP]
..................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
터크스 케이커스 제도..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
タークス諸島・カイコス諸島..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
তুর্কস ও কাইকোস দ্বীপপুঞ্জ..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
איי טורקס וקאיקוס..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
หมู่เกาะเติกส์และหมู่เกาะเคคอส..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
तुर्क र काइकोस टापु..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Тэркс і Кайкас астравы..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
తుర్క్ మరియు కాలికోస్ దీవులు..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
टर्क्स आणि कैकोस बेटे..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
ಟರ್ಕ್ಸ್ ಮತ್ತು ಕೈಕೋಸ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು..........  [VP]
..................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Νήσοι Τερκς και Κάικος..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
तुर्क् और् कैकोज़ द्वीप..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
டர்க்ஸ் மற்றும் கைகோஸ் தீவுகள்..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
特克斯和凯科斯群岛..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Amazinga ya Turkisi na Cayikosi..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Âzûâ Turku na Kaîki..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Bisanga bya Turki mpé Kaiko..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Bizinga by'eTaaka ne Kayikosi..........  [VP]
..................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Colony of the Turks and Caicos Islands..........  [VP]
.................................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 62-63
Duuɗe Turke e Keikoos..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
îles Turks-et-Caïcos..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Îles Turks et Caïques..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Îles Turques-et-Caïques..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Ilhas Turks e Caicos..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Illas Turks e Caicos..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Illes Turks i Caicos..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Inizi Turks ha Caicos..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Inslas Turks e Caicos..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Insulas Turcos e Caicos..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Insulele Turks și Caicos..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Islas Turcas y Caicos..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
ISO796..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
Isole Turks e Caicos..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
i-Turks and Caicos Islands..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Kepulauan Turks dan Caicos..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Lutanda lua Tuluki ne Kaiko..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Nosy Turks sy Caïques..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Oileáin Turks agus Caicos..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Orílẹ́ède Tọọki ati Etikun Kakọsi..........  [VP]
........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Ostrovy Turks a Caicos..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Otočji Turks in Caicos..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
ʻOtumotu Teki mo Keikosi..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Quần Đảo Turk và Caicos..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
TC..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
TCA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
Tērksas un Kaikosas salas..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
TK00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 85
Tɛks kple Kaikos ƒudomekpowo nutome..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turiki Gun ni Kayiki..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turk eta Caicos uharteak..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turkis Da Tsibiran Kaikwas..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks a Caicos..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks and Caicos Islands..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.........................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 667
.........................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 954
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 62-63
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.........................................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 203
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1237
Turks en Caicos Eilande..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks- en Caicoseilanden..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks- és Caicos-szigetek..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks i Caicos..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks i Kajkos Ostrva..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks ja Caicos..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks- ja Caicossaaret..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks ja Caicos-sullot..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turkski i Kaikos Otoci..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks ne Caicos Islands..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks- och Caicosöarna..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks- og Caicoseyjar..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks- og Caicosøerne..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks- og Caicosøyane..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks- og Caicosøyene..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks- og Caicosoyggjarnar..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turkso ir Caicoso salos..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks- und Caicosinseln..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Turks ve Caicos Adaları..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Türk və Kaykos Adaları..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Visiwa vya Turki na Kaiko..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Ynysoedd Turks a Caicos..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Zvitsuwa zveTurk neCaico..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 667
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 954
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 62-63
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3576916
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 85
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 203
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1237
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turks_and_Caicos_Islands
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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