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ID: 7018005
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7018005

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 28 59 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 28.9833  decimal degrees
Long: 050 50 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 50.8333  decimal degrees

Note: One of the principal Îrānian ports on the Persian Gulf, a naval base was established there in 1734 by Nāder Shāh.

Names:
Būshehr (preferred,C,V,display)
Būshahr (C,V)
Bushire (C,O)
Bushehr (C,V)
Bandar-E-Bushehr (H,V)
Bandar abu Shehr (H,V)
Bukht Ardashir (H,V)
Persis (H,V)  ............ name used in 6th cen. BC

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Īrān (nation)  ........  Īrān (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Būshehr (province)  ............  Būshehr (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Būshehr (inhabited place)  ................  Būshehr (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Persia (historical region)  ........  Persia (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Būshehr (inhabited place)  ............  Būshehr (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important ancient center, modern city was founded in 1736
city (C)
port (C)
provincial capital (C)
commercial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bandar abu Shehr..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 135
Bandar-E-Bushehr..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 135
Bukht Ardashir..........  [VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
Būshahr..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 674
Būshehr..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 135
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 674
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 36
Bushehr..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
Bushire..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
Persis..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 674
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 135
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 674
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 36
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 7 October 2003

 

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