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ID: 7017971
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7017971

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Congo (general region)  Congo (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 07 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -7.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 020 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 20.0000  decimal degrees

Note: The general region in central Africa on both sides of the Congo river, today comprising the nations of Congo, Zaire (the Democratic Republic of Congo), and adjacent regions.

Names:
Congo (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Kongo (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Congo (general region)  ........  Congo (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
territory (H)  ............  French Equatorial Africa, 1910-1946; of France, 1946-1958

Sources and Contributors:
Congo..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 91
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 285
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 285
Kongo..........  [VP]
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 03/17/99
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 03/17/99
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 91
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 285
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 285
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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