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ID: 7000442
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000442

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 46 48 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.7806  decimal degrees
Long: 005 48 46 W  degrees minutes   Long: -5.8136  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient Carthaginian and Roman settlement; occupied by Islamic dynasties 705-1471, then Spanish and Portuguese until 1662 when transferred to England; became international city in 1923 governed by international representatives; integrated with Morocco 1956.

Names:
Tanger (preferred,C,V)
Tangier (C,V)
Tanger-Assilah (C,V)
Tanjah (C,V)
Tanger (C,O)
Tangiers (C,O)
Tingis (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Maghrib (nation)  ........  Al Maghrib (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceïma (region (administrative division))  ............  Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceïma (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Tanger (inhabited place)  ................  Tanger (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  since ancient Phoenicians
city (C)  ............  modern city established 1923
provincial capital (C)
port (C)
trade center (C)
transportation center (C)
industrial center (C)
university center (C)
tourist center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Mauretania Tingitana, CE 42
town (H)  ............  since CE 42

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Mauretania Tingitana .......... (province)
..................  (World, Roman Republic and Empire) [7030336]

Sources and Contributors:
Tanger..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 542
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 190
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1185
Tánger..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 357
Tanger-Assilah..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 December 2018
Tangier..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 December 2018
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Tangiers..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 357
Tanjah..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 357
Tingis..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 357
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 542
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 190
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 357
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1185
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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