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ID: 1079022
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1079022

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Dashtestan (inhabited place)  Dashtestan (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 29.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 051 14 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 51.2333  decimal degrees

Note: Located in the north of the Būshehr province, the city is home to the remains of a castle from the ancient city of Eij. Also in the city center is Burazjan Fort, a caravansary or local inn in during the rule of Qajar dynasty (1779- 1924) that was transformed into a prison. Some other important structures are the Ardeshir Palace (near Tang-e-Eram), Bardak Siyah (12 km north of Dashtestan), and the palace of Koorush (near the Aardi river).

Names:
Dashtestan (preferred,C,V,display)
Burazjan (C,V)
Borāzjān (C,V)
Shabankareh (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Īrān (nation)  ........  Īrān (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Būshehr (province)  ............  Būshehr (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Dashtestan (inhabited place)  ................  Dashtestan (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
archaeological site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Borāzjān..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 31
Burazjan..........  [VP]
.................  Iran Caravan [online] (2002) accessed 31 July 2003
Dashtestan..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Iran Caravan [online] (2002) accessed 31 July 2003
Shabankareh..........  [VP]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 31 July 2003
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Iran Caravan [online] (2002) accessed 31 July 2003
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) accessed 31 July 2003
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 31 July 2003
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Iran Caravan [online] (2002) accessed 31 July 2003

 

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