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ID: 1001760
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001760

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 20.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 003 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Created from the western section of the Gao region; most of area lies in Sahara desert; smaller small area in Niger River Valley produces irrigated crops, including rice and corn; inhabitants in the Sahara include Tuaregs and Moors.

Names:
Tombouctou (preferred,C,V)
Tombouctou, Region de (C,V)
Region de Tombouctou (C,V)
Timbuktu (C,V)
Tombouctou region (C,O)
Region VI (C,V)
Sixth Region (C,V)

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

Place Types:
region (administrative division) (preferred, C)  ............  established 1977
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Région de Tombouctou..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2019
Region VI..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2019
Sixth Region..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2019
Timbuktu..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2019
Tombouctou..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2019
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-178
Tombouctou region..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Tombouctou, Région de..........  [VP Preferred]
......................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 778
......................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 778
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2019
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-178
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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