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ID: 7001619
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001619

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 33 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 15.5500  decimal degrees
Long: 032 32 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 32.5333  decimal degrees

Note: City grew into garrisoned army town; destroyed by Mahdists 1885; rebuilt by British 1898; served as seat of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan government until 1956; produces textiles, gum & glass; has several churches, cathedrals & mosques.

Names:
Khartoum (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Al-Khurṭūm (C,V)
El Khartûm (C,V)
Al-Kharṭūm (C,V)
Khartum (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Sudan (nation)  ........  Sudan (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Kharţoum (state)  ............  Al Kharţoum (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Khartoum (inhabited place)  ................  Khartoum (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  an Egyptian army camp, 1821
city (C)  ............  founded 1823
national capital (C)  ............  established 1956
provincial capital (C)
trade center (C)
transportation center (C)
university center (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Sudan .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Africa) [1000201]

Sources and Contributors:
Al-Kharṭūm..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-5
Al-Khurṭūm..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 833
El Khartûm..........  [VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 329
Khartoum..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 99
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 606
Khartum..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-86
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 329
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 833
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-5; I-86
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 99
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 606
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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