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ID: 7001105
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001105

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Al Fayyūm (governorate)  Al Fayyūm (governorate)

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 18 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 29.3000  decimal degrees
Long: 030 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 30.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Area favored by prehistoric hunters attracted by abundant game and climate; an important province in the 12th dynasty (1991-1786 BCE); evidence of 3rd century BCE Jewish settlement; Greek settlers brought prosperous Hellenistic communities; many ancient sites.

Names:
Al Fayyūm (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Fayyūm, Muḥāfaẓat al (C,V)
Muḩāfaz̧at al Fayyūm (NA,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Fayyūm, Al (C,V)
Al Fayyum (C,V)
al-Fayyūm (C,V)
El Faiyûm (C,V)
Faiyūm (C,V)
Faiyum (C,V)
Fayum (C,V)
Al-Fayyūm governorate (C,O,display)
Al-Fayyūm (C,V)
El Faiyūm (NA,V)
El Faiyum, Mohafazat (NA,V)
El Fayoum (NA,V)
Fayoum (NA,V)
Fayum Province (NA,V)
Fayyum (NA,V)
Fayyūm, Mudīrīyat al (NA,V)
Fayyūm, Muḩāfaz̧at (NA,V)
Fayyūm, Muḩāfaz̧at al (NA,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Mohafazat El Faiyum (NA,V)
Mudīrīyat al Fayyūm (NA,V)
Muḩāfaz̧at Fayyūm (NA,V)
محافظة الفيوم (NA,V,Arabic,U)
الفيوم (NA,V,Arabic,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Egypt (nation)  ........  Egypt (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Fayyūm (governorate)  ............  Al Fayyūm (governorate) (P)

Place Types:
governorate (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
محافظة الفيوم..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
الفيوم..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Al-Fayyūm..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-5
Al Fayyūm..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  Blue Guide: Egypt (1983)
....................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 June 2015
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
al-Fayyūm..........  [VP]
....................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 604
Al Fayyum..........  [VP]
....................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 5 March 2012
Al-Fayyūm governorate..........  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
EG04..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
El Faiyûm..........  [VP]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 187
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
El Faiyūm..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
El Faiyum, Mohafazat..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
El Fayoum..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Faiyūm..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 360
Faiyum..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Fayoum..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Fayum..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 707
Fayum Province..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Fayyum..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Fayyūm, Al..........  [BHA]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Fayyūm, Mudīrīyat al..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Fayyūm, Muḩāfaz̧at..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Fayyūm, Muḥāfaẓat al..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Fayyūm, Muḩāfaz̧at al..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mohafazat El Faiyum..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mudīrīyat al Fayyūm..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Muḩāfaz̧at al Fayyūm..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Muḩāfaz̧at Fayyūm..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Blue Guide: Egypt (1983)
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 604
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 187
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 707
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -289998; -289997
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-5
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 360
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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