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ID: 7002176
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002176

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Sīstān va Balūchestān (province)  Sīstān va Balūchestān (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 28 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 28.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 060 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 60.5000  decimal degrees

Note: This province is comprised of two regions, Sīstān and Balūchestān. It shares the eastern borders of Pākistān and Afghānistān, and shares local borders with the provinces of Khorāsān (north) and Kermān (west). The region belonged to the Parthian Empire (250 BCE-226CE) and was passed down during the Sāsānid, Safavid, and Qājār dynasties.

Names:
Sīstān va Balūchestān (preferred,C,V)
Sīstān va Balūchestān, Ostān-e (C,V)
Ostān-e Sīstān va Balūchestān (C,V)
Sīstān-e Balūchestān (C,V)
Balūchestān va Sïstan (C,V)
Balūchestān va Sīstān (C,V)
Seistan (C,V)
Sistan (C,V)
Markrān (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Iran (nation)  ........  Iran (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sīstān va Balūchestān (province)  ............  Sīstān va Balūchestān (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Balūchestān va Sïstan..........  [VP]
......................................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 32
Balūchestān va Sīstān..........  [VP]
......................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 546
Markrān..........  [VP]
.................  Historical Atlas of Iran (1971) plate 8-22
Ostān-e Sīstān va Balūchestān..........  [VP]
..................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 October 2014
Seistan..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 355
Sistan..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 356
Sīstān-e Balūchestān..........  [VP Preferred]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 847
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-165
Sīstān va Balūchestān..........  [VP]
......................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 292
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 October 2014
Sīstān va Balūchestān, Ostān-e..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 292
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 847
..................  Historical Atlas of Iran (1971) plate 8-22
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 October 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-165
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 32
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 355; 356
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 546
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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