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ID: 1001347
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kassalā (state)  Kassalā (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 54 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 15.9000  decimal degrees
Long: 035 39 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.6500  decimal degrees

Note: Under control of Kushite dynasty 590 BCE; conquered by kingdom of Axum and people were Christianized; people were converted to Islam 16th century; conquered by Egypt 1821; ruled by Mahdists 1881-1898; became part of Anglo-Egyptian Condominium until 1956.

Names:
Kassalā (preferred,C,V)
Wilāyat Kassalā (C,V)
Kassala (C,V)
Kassala State (C,V)
Kassala province (H,O,display)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Sudan (nation)  ........  Sudan (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kassalā (state)  ............  Kassalā (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
province (H)
second level subdivision (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Kassalā..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 March 2014
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-84
Kassala..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 87
Kassala province..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Kassala State..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 March 2014
Wilāyat Kassalā..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 March 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 March 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-84
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 87
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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