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ID: 7015191
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7015191

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kosovo (independent nation)  Kosovo (independent nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 34 58 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 020 54 57 E  degrees minutes   Long: 20.9167  decimal degrees

Note: Agricultural area and former province in the southern sector of former Yugoslavia. Its main languages are Albanian, Serbo-Croatian, and Turkish, and its principal cities are Péc, Priština, and Mitrovica. The population of about two million people predominantly comprise ethnic Albanians, with smaller populations of Serbs, Bosniaks, Goranis, Roma, Turks, and others. Serbs migrated to the territories of modern Kosovo in the 7th century, but did not fully incorporate them into the Serbian realm until the early 13th century. Beginning in the later 14th century, Albanians and Turks moved into the region. The area was under the control of Serbia following the 1999 war in Kosovo, after which Albanians in the area called for independence. In 2008, Kosovo declared its independence of Serbia; independence was recognized by the U.S. and several other members of the United Nations, though not recognized by Russia, Serbia, and numerous other countries in the EU. In 2010, the International Court of Justice ruled that Kosovo's declaration of independence was not in violation of the law.

Names:
Kosova (preferred,C,V,Turkish)
Kosova (Albanian,U,N)
Kosovës, Republika e (C,V)
Republika e Kosovës (C,V,Albanian)
Republika e Kosovës ()
Kosovo (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Kosovo (Norwegian)
Kosovo (Czech)
Kosovo (Spanish)
Kosovo (Dutch)
Kosovo (Danish)
Kosovo (German)
Kosovo (Catalan)
Kosovo (French)
Kosovo (Swedish)
Kosovo (Vietnamese)
Kosovo (Portuguese)
Kosovo, Republic of (C,V)
Republic of Kosovo (C,O,O,English,U,N)
Kosovë (C,V,Albanian)
Kosovë ()
Kosavo (C,V)
Republika Kosova (C,V,Serbian)
Republika Kosova (Albanian,U,N)
Republika e Kosoves (C,V)
KV00 (C,V,FIPS)
Kosovan (C,O,English,U,A)
Autonomna Pokrajina Kosovo i Metohija (C,U,Serbian)
Kosovas (C,U,Lithuanian)
Kosóvó (C,U,Icelandic)
Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244/99) (C,U,Ukrainian)
Kosowo (C,U,Polish)
Koszovó (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Socijalistička Autonomna Pokrajina Kosovo (C,U,Serbian)
Косово (C,U,Russian)
Косово (Serbian)
Косово (Ukrainian)
קוסובו (C,U,Hebrew )
Република Косова (C,U,Serbian)
Република Косово (C,U,Serbian)
كوسوفو (C,U,Arabic)
コソボ (C,U,Japanese)
कोसोवो (C,U,Hindi)
Республіка Косава (C,U,Belorussian)
კოსოვო (C,U,Georgian)
คอซอวอ (C,U,Thai)
科索沃 (C,U,Chinese)
Κόσοβο (C,U,Greek)
코소보 공화국 (C,U,Korean)
코소보 (C,U,Korean)
Cossovo (H,V)
Cossovo (Italian)
Kosmet (H,V)
Kosovo i Metohija (H,V)  ............ 1946-1971
Kosovo i Metohija (Serbian)
Kosovo i Metohija, Autonomna Pokrajina (H,V)  ............ 1946-1971
Kosovo i Metohua (H,V)  ............ 1946-1971
Kosovo-Metohija (H,V)  ............ 1946-1971
Kosovo, Socijalistička Autonomna Pokrajina (H,V)  ............ 1946-1971
Kossovo (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Kosovo (independent nation)  ........  Kosovo (independent nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Southern Europe (general region)  ........  Southern Europe (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Kosovo (independent nation)  ............  Kosovo (independent nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Serbia (nation)  ........  Serbia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kosovo (independent nation)  ............  Kosovo (independent nation) (P)

Place Types:
independent nation (preferred, C)  ............  independence declared in February 2008
primary political unit (C)
disputed territory (C)  ............  Serbia and other nations have not recognized independence as of March 2008
autonomous province (H)  ............  from 27 April 1992 to 2008
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Pristina .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, Kosovo, Prishtinë) [1065200]

Sources and Contributors:
Косово..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
קוסובו..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Република Косова..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Република Косово..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
كوسوفو..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
コソボ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
कोसोवो..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Республіка Косава..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
კოსოვო..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
คอซอวอ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
科索沃..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Κόσοβο..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
코소보 공화국..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
코소보..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Autonomna Pokrajina Kosovo i Metohija..........  [VP]
..............................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Cossovo..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Kosavo..........  [VP]
.................  Yugoslavia, Express India News (1999) accessed 04/04/00
Kosmet..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 04/03/00
Kosova..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 17 March 2008
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
.................  Kosova Factbook (1999) accessed 4 May 1999
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 April 2015
Kosovan..........  [VP]
.................  Kosovo Road, Washington Post (1999) accessed 04/03/00
Kosovas..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Kosovë..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Kosovës, Republika e..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Kosovo..........  [VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 752
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 6:969
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 2 October 2007
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 81
Kosóvó..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Kosovo i Metohija..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 2 October 2007
Kosovo i Metohija, Autonomna Pokrajina..........  [VP]
.................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 2 October 2007
Kosovo i Metohua..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 04/03/00
Kosovo-Metohija..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Newsletter I-5 (2003) accessed 2 October 2007
Kosovo, Republic of..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Kosovo, Socijalistička Autonomna Pokrajina..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 2 October 2007
Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244/99)..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Kosowo..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Kossovo..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Koszovó..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
KV00..........  [VP]
...........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Republic of Kosovo..........  [VP]
...................................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 17 March 2008
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Republika e Kosoves..........  [VP]
...................................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-)
Republika e Kosovës..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 April 2015
Republika Kosova..........  [VP]
.............................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-)
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Republika Kosovo..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Socijalistička Autonomna Pokrajina Kosovo..........  [VP]
....................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 752
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 6:969
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 3 April 2000; accessed 04/03/00
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 831053
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  ISO Newsletter I-5 (2003) accessed 2 October 2007
..................  Kosova Factbook (1999) accessed 04/05/99; accessed 4 May 1999
..................  Kosovo Road, Washington Post (1999) accessed 04/03/00
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 2 October 2007
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 April 2015
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 81
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kosovo
..................  Yugoslavia, Express India News (1999) accessed 04/04/00
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-)
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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