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ID: 1000559
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000559

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 11 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 11.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 002 15 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Northeastern area was formerly part of the Mossi kingdom of Wagadugu; the rest of the department was historically ruled by the Gonja empire, based in present-day N Ghana; produces sorghum, peanuts & yams.

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

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

Sources and Contributors:
Centre-Ouest..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) III, 31
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-33
Centre-Ouest region..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Région du Centre-Ouest..........  [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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