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ID: 7000416
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of N'Djamena (inhabited place)  N'Djamena (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 06 28 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.1085  decimal degrees
Long: 015 02 52 E  degrees minutes   Long: 15.0482  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:
N'Djamena (preferred,C,V)
NDjamena (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 Ville de N’Djaména (region (administrative division))  ............  Ville de N’Djaména (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of N'Djamena (inhabited place)  ................  N'Djamena (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

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Chad .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Africa) [1000156]

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
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 3 December 2014
NDjamena..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 137
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 643
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 572
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 3 December 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 137
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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