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ID: 7001117
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Dar es Salaam (inhabited place)  Dar es Salaam (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 06 51 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -6.8500  decimal degrees
Long: 039 18 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 39.3000  decimal degrees

Note: Seaport on Indian Ocean; capital of 2 regions; founded mid-19th cen. by sultan of Zanzibar; taken by Carl Peters for German East Africa Company 1887; captured by Great Britain 1916; local production includes soap, paint, cigarettes, footwear & cement.

Names:
Dar es Salaam (preferred,C,V)
Daressalam (C,V)
Dar-es-Salaam (C,V)
Dar es-Salaam (C,V)
Dār as-Sālam (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Tanzania (nation)  ........  Tanzania (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Dar es Salaam Region (region (administrative division))  ............  Dar es Salaam Region (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Dar es Salaam (inhabited place)  ................  Dar es Salaam (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1862
city (C)
regional capital (C)
port (C)
educational center (C)
financial center (C)
industrial center (C)
national capital (H)  ............  of German East Africa, 1891; of Tanzania, 1964-1974

Sources and Contributors:
Dār as-Sālam..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) III, 882
Dar es Salaam..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 226
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) III, 882
..........................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 53
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1186
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 315
Dar-es-Salaam..........  [BHA]
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Dar es-Salaam..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) III, 882
Daressalam..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-44
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 315
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 226
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) III, 882
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-44
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 53
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1186
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 315
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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