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ID: 1000774
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tahoua (department)  Tahoua (department)

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 16.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 000 50 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Established under a national program to promote sedentary farming among nomads; cotton, onions & cereal are cultivated; area contains deposits of gypsum & phosphate; industries include cotton ginning & peanut shelling.

Names:
Tahoua (preferred,C,V)
Tahoua department (C,O,display)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Niger (nation)  ........  Niger (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tahoua (department)  ............  Tahoua (department) (P)

Place Types:
department (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Tahoua..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 498
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 89
Tahoua department..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 498
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 89
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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