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ID: 6000047
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/6000047

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Adal (former nation/state/empire)  Adal (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 10 12 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 10.1700  decimal degrees
Long: 046 06 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 46.1000  decimal degrees

Note: Early Islamic state in East Africa in Danakil-Somali region, now Ethiopia; capital was Harer; experienced major conflicts with Christian Ethiopia beginning in the 14th century; fell to Egypt 1875-1884.

Names:
Adal (preferred,C,O)
Adal Kingdom (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Adal (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Adal (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)
historical region (C)
country (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Adal..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
Adal Kingdom..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia of African History (2005) 12
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 17 May 2017
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 17 May 2017

 

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