The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Name Authority File (LCNAF)


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Gambie
    • Colony of the Gambia
    • Republic of the Gambia
    • Respublika Gambii︠a︡
    • Gambii︠a︡
    • Gambia, The
    • The Gambia
    • ガンビア
    • Ganbia
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        Independent political entity
    • Descriptor

        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        (aat) Nations
    • Descriptor

        (thesoz) Nation
    • Descriptor

        (thesoz) National state
    • Descriptor

        (eurovocen) State
    • Descriptor

        (stw) State
    • Associated Locale

    • Associated Locale

    • Associated Locale

  • Use For

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Marius, C. Mangroves du Sénégal et de la Gambie, 1985:t.p. (Gambie)
    • found: Annual report of the Department of Agriculture, 1937:t.p. (Colony of the Gambia)
    • found: Annual report of the Department of Agriculture, 1970/71:t.p. (Republic of the Gambia)
    • found: Respublika Gambii︠a︡, 1996.
    • found: The statesman's year-book, 1995-1996:p. 590 (The Gambia; Republic of The Gambia)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(pcl; 13°30ʹ00ʺN 015°30ʹ00ʺW)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 8 Oct. 2014(The Gambia; officially the Republic of the Gambia and often called simply Gambia; in West Africa; capital city: Banjul; a colony on the Gambia River, held first by the Portuguese, during which era it was La Gambia, and later by the British; in 1888, the Gambia became a separate colony; in 1889 the present boundaries were established; the Gambia became a British Crown colony called British Gambia, divided for administrative purposes into the colony (city of Banjul and the surrounding area) and the protectorate (remainder of the territory); on 18 February 1965, The Gambia gained independence from the United Kingdom and joined the Commonwealth of Nations as Republic of the Gambia; it withdrew from the British Commonwealth in October 2013)
    • found: British Library general catalogue of printed books to 1975, 1979-1987(heading: Gambia [Colony of the Gambia, 1843-1965] used for publications of the Crown Colony of the Gambia, 1843-1866, of the Gambia portion of the West African Settlements, 1866-1888, and of the Colony and Protectorate of the Gambia, 1888-1965; heading: Gambia [Republic of the Gambia, 1965- ] used for later publications)
    • found: Web NDL authorities, August 3, 2018(ガンビア = Ganbia) -
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-05-08: new
    • 2018-08-04: revised
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