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ID: 6006020
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Toro (general region)  Toro (general region)

Note: Plateau area in E Africa near Mount Ruwenzori; traditional home of the Toro, an Interlacustrine Bantu people; according to legend, ancient Tembuzi kings ruled here, were succeeded by Cwezi & then Bito people; Toro seceded from Bito-ruled kingdom 19th cen.

Names:
Toro (preferred,C,V)
Tooro (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Uganda (nation)  ........  Uganda (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Toro (general region)  ............  Toro (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
kingdom (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Tooro..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 853
Toro..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1221
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 853
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1221
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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