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ID: 7032928
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7032928

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Southern Africa (general region)  Southern Africa (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 26 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -22.4330  decimal degrees
Long: 025 13 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 25.2160  decimal degrees

Note: Region comprising the the southernmost region of the African continent, comprising the modern countries of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The island nation of Madagascar is excluded because of its distinct language and cultural heritage.

Names:
Southern Africa (preferred,C,O)
Southern African (C,V,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Southern Africa..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
Southern African..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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