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ID: 6000121
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/6000121

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Akan (historical region)  Akan (historical region)

Note: Early confederation of states on the west coast of Africa that existed from ca. 1450 CE; included Bono, Denkyera, Akwamu, Fante, and Asante; was located between the Komoe and Volta rivers, corresponding to modern Togo, Ghana and part of the Cote d'Ivoire.

Names:
Akan (preferred,C,O)
Akan states (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Akan (historical region)  ........  Akan (historical region) (P)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)
confederation (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Akan..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 335
Akan states..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/30/2000
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/30/2000
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 335
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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