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ID: 1001091
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001091

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Cairo (governorate)  Cairo (governorate)

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 03 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.0500  decimal degrees
Long: 031 39 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 31.6500  decimal degrees

Note: On the east bank of the Nile River, nearly coextensive with the city of Cairo.

Names:
Al Qāhirah (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Qāhirah, Muḩāfaz̧at al (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Muḩāfaz̧at al Qāhirah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
al-Qāhirah (C,V)
Cairo (C,O,English-P,U,N)
El Qâhira (C,V)
Qāhirah, Muḥāfaẓat al (C,V)
Al-Qāhirah governorate (C,O)
Al-Qāhirah (C,V)
El Qâhira, Mohafazat (C,V)
Mohafazat El Qâhira (C,V)
Le Caire (C,V)
محافظة القاهرة (NA,V,Arabic,U)
القاهرة (NA,V,Arabic,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Egypt (nation)  ........  Egypt (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Cairo (governorate)  ............  Cairo (governorate) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
محافظة القاهرة..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
القاهرة..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Al-Qāhirah..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-6
al-Qāhirah..........  [VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 604
Al Qāhirah..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 June 2015
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Al-Qāhirah governorate..........  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Cairo..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 360
EG11..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
El Qâhira..........  [VP]
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 86
El Qâhira, Mohafazat..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Le Caire..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mohafazat El Qâhira..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Muḩāfaz̧at al Qāhirah..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Qāhirah, Muḥāfaẓat al..........  [VP]
......................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Qāhirah, Muḩāfaz̧at al..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 604
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -290691
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-6
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 86
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 360
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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