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ID: 7016848
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ouaddaï (prefecture)  Ouaddaï (prefecture)

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 49 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.8167  decimal degrees
Long: 021 59 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 21.9833  decimal degrees

Note: Was a Muslim sultanate in the 16th cen.; was a powerful participant in the slave trade until the late 19th cen.; French rule supplanted the sultanate in 1912.

Names:
Ouaddaï (preferred,C,V)
Ouadaï (C,V)
Wadai (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Chad (nation)  ........  Chad (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Ouaddaï (prefecture)  ............  Ouaddaï (prefecture) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Ouadaï..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1007
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 906
Ouaddaï..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1007
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 90
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 906
Wadai..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1007
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 906
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1007
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 90
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 906
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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