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


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  • Variants

    • Niue Island
    • Niue Fekai
    • Nioué
    • Republic of Niue
    • Savage Island
    • Ниуэ
    • 紐埃
    • Niuai
  • Additional Information

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        Semi-independent political entityGeoNames, May 7, 2018
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        Dependent stateGetty thesaurus of geographic names online, May 7, 2018
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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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        (aat) Island nations
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        (eurovocen) State
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        (stw) State
    • Associated Locale

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • WikidataNiue Offsite linkLabel from public data source Wikidata
    • OCLC - FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology)Niue Offsite link
  • Sources

    • found: Lawrence, P. Niue Island provisional bathymetry, 1966:map recto (Niue Island)
    • found: LC data base, 11/29/83(hdg.: Niue)
    • found: Statesman's yrbk, 1983-84(Niue Island)
    • found: Bentley, Jim. Evaluation report on the FM broadcasting system of the Broadcasting Corporation of Niue (BCN), 1991:t.p. (Niue) leaf 2 ("Niue Fekai, commonly known as Niue, is a South Pacific island country which is self governing in free association with New Zealand, a status achieved by Constitutional Act in October 1974. From 1900 Niue had British Protectorate status. In 1902 it was annexed to New Zealand. Situated ... 480 kilometers east of Tonga and 900 kilometres west of Rarotonga in the Cook Islands")
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(pcl; 19°01ʹ60ʺS 169°52ʹ00ʺW)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 7, 2018(Niue (Niuean: Niuē) is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean, 2,400 kilometres (1,500 mi) northeast of New Zealand, east of Tonga, south of Samoa, and west of the Cook Islands; a self-governing state in free association with New Zealand; not a member of the United Nations, but UN organisations have accepted its status as a freely-associated state as equivalent to independence for the purposes of international law) Russian version (Ниуэ = Niuė) Chinese version (紐埃 = Niuai)
    • found: IdRef website, May 7, 2018(Niue; variants: Nioué; Savage (île)) -
    • found: Getty thesaurus of geographic names online, May 7, 2018(Niue; variants: Nioué; Republic of Niue (incorrectly listed as "republic" by ISO, corrected 2011); NIU; NU; ISO570; ME00; Savage Island; internally self-governing, but New Zealand controls defense and foreign affairs; charted in 1774 by Cook, who named it Savage Island because he received an unfriendly reception from native Polynesians; was part of Cook Islands until 1922) -
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  • Change Notes

    • 1983-12-07: new
    • 2018-07-07: revised
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