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ID: 1000746
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000746

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 14 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 14.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 000 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Much of the region approximates the former state of Liptako; was inhabited & governed by Gourmantché peoples until the late 18th cen.; produces sorghum & millet; most inhabitants are Fulani.

Names:
Sahel (preferred,C,V)
Région du Sahel (C,V)
Sahel 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 Sahel (region (administrative division))  ............  Sahel (region (administrative division)) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Région du Sahel..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
Sahel..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) X, 302
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-151
Sahel region..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) X, 302
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-151
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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