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


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  • Variants

    • République fédérale du Cameroun
    • Federal Republic of Cameroon
    • Kameroen
    • République unie du Cameroun
    • United Republic of Cameroon
    • République du Cameroun
    • State of Cameroon
    • Republic of Cameroon
    • Republiek van Kameroen
    • Kamerun (Republic)
    • Camerun
    • كاميرون
    • Kāmīrūn
    • جمهورية الكاميرون
    • Jumhūrīyah al-Kāmīrūn
    • Republica de Camerún
    • Cameron
    • Rèpublica du Cameron
    • Камерун (Republic)
    • Рэспубліка Камерун
    • Rėspublika Kamerun
    • Kameron
    • Republik Kamerun
    • Republika Kamerun
    • Kameroun
    • Republik Kameroun
    • Република Камерун
    • Kamerunská republika
    • Camerŵn
    • Gweriniaeth Camerŵn
    • 喀麦隆
    • Kamailong
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

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        Independent political entity
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        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
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        (aat) Nations
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        (thesoz) Nation
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        (thesoz) National state
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        (eurovocen) State
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        (stw) State
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  • Use For

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

  • Sources

    • found: Africa South of the Sahara, 1987(Cameroon; 10/1/61, Southern Cameroons became the Western State of the new Federal Republic of Cameroon; 5/21/72, a new constitution was ratified by a national plebiscite)
    • found: The State of Cameroon's third periodic ... between 1997 and 1999.
    • found: The statesman's year-book, 1995-1996:p. 253 (Cameroon; République du Cameroun--Republic of Cameroon)
    • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 16, 2006(Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon; Cameroon, a German colony at the time of World War I, was split among the French and British as war spoils after the defeat of Germany. In 1960, French Cameroun became an independent republic, merging with the southern part of British Cameroons in 1961 to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon. It was renamed the United Republic of Cameroon in 1972, and the Republic of Cameroon or République du Cameroun in 1984 (its official languages are English and French))
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(pcl; 06°00ʹ00ʺN 012°00ʹ00ʺE)
    • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 5, 2011(Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon (French: République du Cameroun)) Afrikaans page (Kameroen; Republiek van Kameroen) Alemannic page (Kamerun) Anglo-Saxon page (Camerun) Arabic page (الكاميرون = al-Kڶamڶirڶun; جمهورية الكاميرون = Jumhڶurڶiyah al-Kڶamڶirڶun) Aragonese page (Camerڳun; Republica de Camerڳun) Franco-Provenۅcal/Arpitan page (Cameron; Rڲepublica du Cameron) Belarusian page (Камерун = Kamerun; Рэспубліка Камерун = RЇespublika Kamerun) Central Bicolano page (Kameron) Bavarian page (Republik Kamerun) Bosnian page (Republika Kamerun) Breton page (Kameroun; Republik Kameroun) Bulgarian page (Камерун = Kamerun; Република Камерун = Republika Kamerun) Czech page (Kamerun; KamerunskЃa republika) Welsh page (CamerЄwn; Gweriniaeth CamerЄwn)
    • found: Kongzi xue yuan huo dong nian kan, 2015:cover (喀麦隆 - Kamailong)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, August 26, 2018(Cameroon. Location: Central Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria. Geographic coordinates: 6 00 N, 12 00 E. Conventional long form: Republic of Cameroon. Conventional short form: Cameroon. Local long form: Republique du Cameroun/Republic of Cameroon. Local short form: Cameroun/Cameroon. Former: Kamerun, French Cameroon, British Cameroon, Federal Republic of Cameroon, United Republic of Cameroon. Government type: presidential republic)
    • found: Britannica online, August 26, 2018(Cameroon, country lying at the junction of western and central Africa. Alternative Titles: Kameroon, Kamerun, République du Cameroun, Republic of Cameroon)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [SUBJECT USAGE: This heading is used for works on the United Republic of Cameroon, works on the same territory when known by other names such as Cameroons or Kamerun, and works on French Cameroons or the Republic of Cameroun.]
    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-04-17: new
    • 2018-08-28: revised
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