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ID: 1088450
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Abéché (inhabited place)  Abéché (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 49 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.8167  decimal degrees
Long: 020 49 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 20.8167  decimal degrees

Note: Ruins of historical capital include former sultan tombs, a palace & mosque remains; is located in a cattle-raising region; maintains a few light industries, including camel-hair blanket manufacturing.

Names:
Abéché (preferred,C,V)
Abeshr (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Chad (nation)  ........  Chad (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Ouaddaï (region (administrative division))  ............  Ouaddaï (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Abéché (inhabited place)  ................  Abéché (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
regional capital (C)
capital (H)  ............  of sultanate, 16th cen.-1912

Sources and Contributors:
Abéché..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1007
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 24
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 6
Abeshr..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 2
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1007
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 24
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 6
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 2
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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