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ID: 7001197
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Al Fayyūm (inhabited place)  Al Fayyūm (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 18 36 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 29.3099  decimal degrees
Long: 030 50 30 E  degrees minutes   Long: 30.8418  decimal degrees

Note: Was an ancient center; noted for ruins dating to 12th dynasty (1991-1786 BC), & Greek & Coptic papyrus; today is center for cotton ginning & tanning.

Names:
Al Fayyūm (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Al-Fayyum (C,V)
Al-Fayyūm (C,V)
El-Fayoum (C,V)
El-Fayum (C,V)
El Faiyûm (C,V)
Faiyûm (C,V)
Faiyum (C,V)
Fayoum (C,V)
Fayum (C,V)
Fayyum (C,V)
Arsinoë (NA,V)
Crocodilopolis (NA,V)
Fayoom (NA,V)
Fayyoum (NA,V)
Madīnet el Faiyūm (NA,V)
Médinat el-Fayoum (NA,V)
Medinat Fayum (NA,V)
Shedit (NA,V)
الفيوم (NA,V,Arabic,U)
Madīnat Al-Fayyūm (H,V)
Medinat Al-Faiyum (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Miṣr (nation)  ........  Miṣr (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Fayyūm (governorate)  ............  Al Fayyūm (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Fayyūm (inhabited place)  ................  Al Fayyūm (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  area had prehistoric settlements
town (C)
regional capital (C)
market center (C)
agricultural center (C)
transportation center (C)
archaeological site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
الفيوم..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Al-Fayyūm..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-5
Al-Fayyum..........  [GRLPSC]
....................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
Al Fayyūm..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Arsinoë..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Crocodilopolis..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
El Faiyûm..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 389
El-Fayoum..........  [GRLPSC]
....................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
El-Fayum..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
Faiyum..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
Faiyûm..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
Fayoom..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Fayoum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Fayum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Fayyoum..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Fayyum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Madīnat Al-Fayyūm..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 707
Madīnet el Faiyūm..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Medinat Al-Faiyum..........  [VP]
................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-111
Médinat el-Fayoum..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Medinat Fayum..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Shedit..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 707
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -290000
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Phillipson, African Archaeology (1985) accessed 29 July 2010
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-111; I-5
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 389
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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