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ID: 7016551
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016551

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Gao (region (administrative division))  Gao (region (administrative division))

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 16.8330  decimal degrees
Long: 001 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Mainly populated along banks of the Niger River where irrigation allows for cultivation of rice, wheat and sorghum; chief inhabitants are the Songhai of the Niger Valley and the nomadic Tuareg of the Sahara; phosphate mines are located in the Tilemsi area.

Names:
Gao (preferred,C,V)
Gao, Region de (C,V)
Region de Geo (C,V)
Gao region (C,O)
Region VII (C,V)
Seventh Region (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mali (nation)  ........  Mali (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Gao (region (administrative division))  ............  Gao (region (administrative division)) (P)

Place Types:
region (administrative division) (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Gao..........  [VP]
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2019
...........  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-59
Gao region..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Gao, Région de..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 113
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Région de Geo..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2019
Region VII..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2019
Seventh Region..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2019
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 113
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2019
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-59
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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