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ID: 1000604
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000604

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 000 55 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.9160  decimal degrees

Note: Area approximates former Gurma kingdom that flourished under Yendabri (ruled between 1709-1730); he established Nungu (present-day Fada Ngourma) as Gurma's capital & controlled states in current Togo & Benin; suffered civil wars in 1700s.

Names:
Est (preferred,C,V)
Région de l'Est (C,V)
Est 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 Est (region (administrative division))  ............  Est (region (administrative division)) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Est..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 567
...........  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-55
Est region..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Région de l'Est..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 567
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-55
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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