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ID: 1000558
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000558

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 001 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was part of the Yatenga & Wagadugu Mossi kingdoms; mainly populated by Mossi peoples; SW section contains bauxite deposits; chief crops are millet & sorghum; rice is grown as a cash crop on irrigated land near Kaya.

Names:
Centre-Nord (preferred,C,V)
Région du Centre-Nord (C,V)
Plateaux du Nord-Mossi (C,V)
Centre-Nord 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-Nord (region (administrative division))  ............  Centre-Nord (region (administrative division)) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Centre-Nord..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IX, 507
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-33
Centre-Nord region..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Plateaux du Nord-Mossi..........  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IX, 507
Région du Centre-Nord..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IX, 507
..................  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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