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ID: 7032933
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7032933

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 29 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 4.4830  decimal degrees
Long: 036 42 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 36.7000  decimal degrees

Note: The eastern area of Africa, traditionally divided into two parts: East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda) and the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia).

Names:
Eastern Africa (preferred,C,O)

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

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  East Africa .......... (general region)
..................................  (World, Africa, Eastern Africa) [7032932]

Sources and Contributors:
Eastern Africa..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Google Maps online (2000-) accessed 10 December 2014
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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