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ID: 1000772
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000772

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 10.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 003 15 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by the Lobi, who came to the area from E of the Volta Noire river; they were one of the last groups to submit to French control in the 1890s; area has fertile soil cultivated in sorghum, yams, cotton, rice & sugarcane.

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

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

Sources and Contributors:
Région du Sud-Ouest..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
Sud-Ouest..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 349
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-171
Sud-Ouest region..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 349
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 September 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-171
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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