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ID: 1001716
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Mwanza (region (administrative division))  Mwanza (region (administrative division))

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 33 57 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -2.5667  decimal degrees
Long: 032 54 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 32.9000  decimal degrees

Note: The country's leading producer of cotton; other important cash crops are citrus fruits, cassava, rice & sweet potatoes; considerable livestock trade despite tsetse-fly infestation; land characterized by miombo woodland & savanna.

Names:
Mwanza (preferred,C,V)
Mwanza region (C,O,display)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Tanzania (nation)  ........  Tanzania (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Mwanza (region (administrative division))  ............  Mwanza (region (administrative division)) (P)

Place Types:
region (administrative division) (preferred, C)  ............  established 1963
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Mwanza..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 461
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 93
Mwanza region..........  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 461
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 1 October 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 93
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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