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ID: 1000556
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000556

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 19 58 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 001 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Area between the Volta Rouge & Volta Blanche rivers; was home of Mossi kingdom of Wagadugu; today produces grains, oilseeds, beans, cotton & fruits; Po National Park on the Volta Rouge is an important wildlife reserve.

Names:
Centre (preferred,C,V)
Région du Centre (C,V)
Centre region (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Burkina Faso (nation)  ........  Burkina Faso (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Centre (region (administrative division))  ............  Centre (region (administrative division)) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Centre..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) III, 31
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-33
Centre region..........  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Région du Centre..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) III, 31
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-33
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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