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ID: 7005668
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005668

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 06 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 6.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 134 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 134.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Early inhabitants were Micronesians (Malay, Melanesian, and Polynesian); Spanish visited islands in 1543, retained control until they were sold to Germany 1899; after WW II, became part of US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; languages are English, Palaun (related to Indonesian), and Sonsorolese-Tobian.

Names:
Belau (preferred,C,V,Estonian)  ............ used since 1981
Belau (Occitan)
Belau (Palauan-P,U,N)
Beluu er a Belau (C,V,O,Palauan,U,N)
Belu’u er a Belau (C,V)
Palau (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Palau (Portuguese)
Palau (Kikuyu)
Palau (Sangho)
Palau (Breton)
Palau (Aragonese)
Palau (Lithuanian)
Palau (Danish)
Palau (Irish Gaelic)
Palau (Bosnian)
Palau (Slovene)
Palau (Romanian)
Palau (Luba-Katanga)
Palau (Ido)
Palau (Turkish)
Palau (Akan)
Palau (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Palau (Northern Sami)
Palau (Welsh)
Palau (Hausa)
Palau (Spanish-P,U,N)
Palau (Galician)
Palau (Malay (macrolanguage))
Palau (Cornish)
Palau (Greenlandic)
Palau (Finnish)
Palau (Occitan)
Palau (Shona)
Palau (Vietnamese)
Palau (German)
Palau (North Ndebele)
Palau (Czech)
Palau (Swedish)
Palau (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Palau (Low German)
Palau (Swahili (generic))
Palau (Latvian)
Palau (Slovak)
Palau (Dutch)
Palau (Polish)
Palau (Romansh)
Palau (Somali)
Palau (Albanian)
Palau (Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Palau (Ilocano)
Palau (Faroese)
Palau (Lingala)
Palau (Maltese)
Palau (Norwegian)
Palau (Afrikaans)
Palau (Indonesian)
Palau (Basque)
Palau (Italian)
Palau (Magyar (Hungarian))
Palau (Pampanga)
Palau (Croatian)
Republic of Palau (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Republic of Belau (C,V,English,U,N)
Palaos (C,O,Arpitan)
Palaos (Spanish)
Palaos (French-P,U,N)
République des Palaos (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Palau (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
República de Palau (Catalan)
Палау (C,O,Ukrainian)
Палау (Bulgarian)
Палау (Macedonian)
Палау (Russian-P,U)
Палау (Serbian)
Республика Палау (C,O,Russian,U)
帕劳 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
帕劳共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
بالاو (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً بالاو (C,O,Arabic,U)
PLW (C,O,ISO3L)
PW (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO585 (C,O,ISO3N)
PS00 (C,O,FIPS)
Pelauan (C,O,English,U,A)
Belaŭo (C,U,Esperanto)
Belavia (C,U,Latin)
i-Palau (C,U,Zulu)
Orílẹ́ède Paalu (C,U,Yoruba)
Palá (C,U,Icelandic)
Palao (C,U,Malagasy)
Palau - Belau (C,U,Galician)
Palau nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Palaŭo (C,U,Esperanto)
Palauvuäns (C,U,Volapük)
Palav (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Palaw (C,U,Tagalog)
Palawu (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Palawu (Rundi)
Palawu (Bambara)
Palawu (Fulah)
パラオ (C,U,Japanese)
פלאו (C,U,Hebrew )
ประเทศปาเลา (C,U,Thai)
팔라우 (C,U,Korean)
帛琉 (C,U,Chinese)
پالاو (C,U,Pashto)
پالاو (Kurdish)
สาธารณรัฐปาเลา (C,U,Thai)
Παλάου (C,U,Greek)
പലാവു (C,U,Malayalam)
პალაუ (C,U,Georgian)
பாலோ (C,U,Tamil)
ፓላው (C,U,Amharic)
ፓላው (Tigrinya)
پالائو (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
ପାଲାଉ (C,U,Oriya)
پلاؤ (C,U,Urdu)
পালাউ (C,U,Bengali)
పలావు (C,U,Telugu)
પલાઉ (C,U,Gujarati)
ปาเลา (C,U,Thai)
པ་ལཽ། (C,U,Tibetan)
Պալաու (C,U,Armenian)
ಪಲಾವು (C,U,Kannada)
Палаў (C,U,Belorussian)
पलाउ (C,U,Nepali)
පලාවු (C,U,Sinhala)
पलाऊ (C,U,Hindi)
पलाऊ (Marathi)
פאלאו (C,U,Hebrew )
Pelew (H,V)
Pelew Islands (H,V)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Caroline Islands (island group)  ........  Caroline Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Belau (nation)  ............  Belau (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  became independent in 1994
primary political unit (C)  ............  self-governing since 1980
republic (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
dependent state (H)  ............  controlled by USA after WW II, internally self-governing 1980, gained control over foreign policy except defense 1986
controlled region (H)  ............  Spanish, 16th cen.-1899; German, 1899-1914
mandate (H)  ............  Japanese, 1919-1944
trust territory (H)  ............  as part of US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, 1947-1980
freely associated state (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Melekeiok .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Belau, Melekeok) [1099392]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1994

Sources and Contributors:
Палау..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Республика Палау..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
帕劳..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
帕劳共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
بالاو..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جُهور ةً بالاو..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
パラオ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
פלאו..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
ประเทศปาเลา..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
팔라우..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
帛琉..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
پالاو..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
สาธารณรัฐปาเลา..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Παλάου..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
പലാവു..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
პალაუ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
பாலோ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
ፓላው..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
پالائو..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
ପାଲାଉ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
پلاؤ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
পালাউ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
పలావు..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
પલાઉ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
ปาเลา..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
པ་ལཽ།..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Պալաու..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
ಪಲಾವು..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Палаў..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
पलाउ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
පලාවු..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
पलाऊ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
פאלאו..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Belau..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 915
Belaŭo..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Belavia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Beluu er a Belau..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
Belu’u er a Belau..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 9 May 2017
i-Palau..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
ISO585..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Orílẹ́ède Paalu..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Palá..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Palao..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Palaos..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
Palau..........  [VP]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 17, M 10
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
Palau - Belau..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Palau nutome..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Palaŭo..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Palauvuäns..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Palav..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Palaw..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Palawu..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
Pelauan..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Pelew..........  [VP]
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 352
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 915
Pelew Islands..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 9 May 2017
PLW..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
PS00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 68
PW..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
República de Palau..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Republic of Belau..........  [VP]
................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 66-67
Republic of Palau..........  [VP]
................................  Palau, National Geographic (1995)
République des Palaos..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 66-67
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1559582
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 68
..................  Palau, National Geographic (1995)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 9
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 17, M 10
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 352
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 915
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palau
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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