Library of Congress

Authorities & Vocabularies

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

From Library of Congress Name Authority File


Baku (Azerbaijan)


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Bakı (Azerbaijan)
    • Bagow (Azerbaijan)
    • Bakʻow (Azerbaijan)
    • Bakou (Azerbaijan)
    • Pakʻow (Azerbaijan)
    • Baky (Azerbaijan)
    • Баку (Azerbaijan)
    • Bakoe (Azerbaijan)
    • باكو (Azerbaijan)
    • Bacú (Azerbaijan)
    • Baqy (Azerbaijan)
    • Горад Баку (Azerbaijan)
    • Horad Baku (Azerbaijan)
    • Bakuu (Azerbaijan)
    • Μπακού (Azerbaijan)
    • Баку ош (Azerbaijan)
    • Baku osh (Azerbaijan)
    • Bakuo (Azerbaijan)
    • באקו (Azerbaijan)
    • Bacua (Azerbaijan)
    • バクー (Azerbaijan)
    • Бакох (Azerbaijan)
    • Bakokh (Azerbaijan)
    • Bako (Azerbaijan)
    • Boku (Azerbaijan)
    • Baqu (Azerbaijan)
    • Бакы (Azerbaijan)
    • Боку (Azerbaijan)
    • 巴库 (Azerbaijan)
  • Additional Information

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Baku (Azerbaijan S.S.R.)
  • Sources

    • found: Phone call to BGN on 9-25-81(Baku, approved form; 40°20ʹN, 49°51ʹE; variant name: Baky)
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info. bull., June 1992, surrogate:p. 1 (former name Baky; new name: Baky (Azerbaijan), Baku (Conventional), ppl; 40°23ʹN, 49°51ʹE)
    • found: Nat. Geogr. Soc. Russia and newly independent states of the former USSR [MAP] March, 1993:(Baki (Baku), capitol of Azerbaijan)
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info. bull., Dec. 1993:p. 3 (former name: Baky [Azerbaijani]; Baku [conventional]: new name: Bakı [Azerbaijani]; Baku [conventional]: PPL, 40°23ʹN, 49°51ʹE)
    • found: LC Russian books file, 03-27-96(1995 hdg.: Baku)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 40°23ʹ43ʺN 049°52ʹ56ʺE;)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, September 1, 2015(under Azerbaijan: capital: Baku (Baki, Baky); geographic coordinates: 40 23 N, 49 52 E)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 1, 2015(Baku (Azerbaijani: Bakı) is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan; 40°23ʹ43ʺN 49°52ʹ56ʺE) Kabardian page (Баку = Baku) Afrikaans page (Bakoe) Arabic page (باكو = Bākū) Aragonese page (Bacú) Arpitan page (Bakou) Bashkir page (Baqy) Belarusian page (Горад Баку = Horad Baku; Баку = Baku) Estonian page (Bakuu) Greek page (Μπακού = Bakou) Erzya page (Баку ош = Baku osh) Esperanto page (Bakuo) Hebrew page (באקו = Baḳu) Latin page (Bacua) Dutch page (Bakoe) Japanese page (バクー = Bakū) Chechen page (Бакох = Bakokh) Occitan page (Bakó) Uzbek page (Boku [in roman]) Crimean Turkish page (Baqu) Tatar page (Бакы = Baky) Tajik page (Боку = Boku) Chinese page (巴库 = Baku)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Old catalog heading: Baku]
    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-11-14: new
    • 2015-09-07: revised
  • Alternate Formats