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ID: 1000635
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000635

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Hauts-Bassins (region (administrative division))  Hauts-Bassins (region (administrative division))

Coordinates:
Lat: 11 19 58 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 11.3334  decimal degrees
Long: 004 19 58 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.3334  decimal degrees

Note: Prehistoric cave dwellings & paintings attest to early settlement in the region; formerly controlled by Kong, now in the Ivory Coast, & Sikasso, now in Mali; has rural economy based on agriculture, with such commercial crops as rice, cotton & fruits.

Names:
Hauts-Bassins (preferred,C,V)
Région des Hauts-Bassins (C,V)
Hauts-Bassins 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 Hauts-Bassins (region (administrative division))  ............  Hauts-Bassins (region (administrative division)) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Hauts-Bassins..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 756
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-71
Hauts-Bassins region..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Région des Hauts-Bassins..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 756
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-71
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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