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ID: 1000708
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000708

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 002 15 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Most northern of the former Mossi kingdoms, ruled between 1754-1757 & 1787 by Nazba Kango, who created a mighty army that attacked nearby states; kingdom weakened by dynastic rivalries after Kango's death; French settled in the area in the 1890s.

Names:
Nord (preferred,C,V)  ............ named 1974
Région du Nord (C,V)
Nord region (C,O)
Yatenga (C,V)  ............ before 1974, renamed in 1970s
Yatenga, Province du (H,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 Nord (region (administrative division))  ............  Nord (region (administrative division)) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Nord..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XII, 825
Nord region..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Région du Nord..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
Yatenga..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XII, 825
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 89
Yatenga, Province du..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XII, 825
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 89
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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