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


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Madagaskar
    • Democratic Republic of Madagascar
    • Repoblika Demokratika n'i Madagaskar
    • Repoblika Demokratika Malagasy
    • République démocratique de Madagascar
    • RDM
    • Repoblikan'i Madagasikara
    • République de Madagascar
    • Repoblikan'i Madakasikara
    • Madagasikara
    • Republic of Madagascar
    • マダガスカル
    • Madagasukaru
    • מדגסקר
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        Independent political entity
    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
    • Descriptor

        (aat) Nations
    • Descriptor

        (aat) Island nations
    • Descriptor

        (thesoz) Nation
    • Descriptor

        (thesoz) National state
    • Descriptor

        (eurovocen) State
    • Descriptor

        (stw) State
    • Associated Locale

    • Associated Locale

        Africa, East
    • Associated Locale

        Islands of the Indian Ocean
  • Use For

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  • Has Demonym

  • Related Terms

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Premier recensement général de la population et des habitats a Madagascar, 1974-1975, between 1976 and 1981:t.p. (Repoblika Demokratika Malagasy)
    • found: Phone call to embassy, 1/13/83:(Present day Madagascar in the vernacular is both Repoblika Demokratika n'i Madagaskar and Repoblika Demokratika Malagasy. Latter form never refers to the former Malagasy Republic)
    • found: Pol. hdbk of the world, 1981(Democratic Republic of Madagascar; Repoblika Demokratika n'i Madagaskar; République démocratique de Madagascar)
    • found: Atelier de programmation ... 1990?:t.p. (Atelier de programmation RDM-UNICEF ...)
    • found: L'ajustement structurel à Madagascar, 1998?:t.p. (Repoblikan'i Madagasikara)
    • found: Code des assurances applicable à Madagascar, 1999:t.p. (République de Madagascar)
    • found: Guide statistique de poche sur les indices ... 2004:t.p. (Repoblikan'i Madakasikara)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 19, 2018(Madagascar (Malagasy: Madagasikara), officially the Republic of Madagascar (Malagasy: Repoblikan'i Madagasikara; French: République de Madagascar), and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of East Africa)
    • found: Web NDL authorities, June 20, 2018(マダガスカル = Madagasukaru) -
    • found: National Library of Israel, via VIAF, June 2018(מדגסקר = Madagasḳar)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [In 1958 Madagascar became the Malagasy Republic. In 1976 it changed its name back to Madagascar.]
    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-08-12: new
    • 2018-07-07: revised
  • Alternate Formats