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ID: 7000416
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 014 59 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 14.9833  decimal degrees

Note: Established as French headquarters for takeover of the central Sudan area; was Free French base in WW II; market center for cotton, livestock & fish; home of the University of Tchad & a National School of Administration.

Names:
NDjamena (preferred,C,V)
N'Djamena (C,V)
Fort-Lamy (H,V)  ............ until 1973

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Chad (nation)  ........  Chad (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Chari-Baguirmi (prefecture)  ............  Chari-Baguirmi (prefecture) (P)
Hierarchy of NDjamena (inhabited place)  ................  NDjamena (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1900
city (C)
national capital (C)  ............  since independence in 1960
regional capital (C)  ............  since 1920

Sources and Contributors:
Fort-Lamy..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 643
N'Djamena..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 643
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 572
NDjamena..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 137
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 643
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 572
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 137
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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