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ID: 8698214
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/8698214

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 07 21 32 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -7.3596  decimal degrees
Long: 025 40 40 E  degrees minutes   Long: 25.6784  decimal degrees

Note: First of the three Lunda states to be founded, with capital at Mwibele. Expansion consisted primarily of control over villages and smaller states. Beset by lineage politics, Lunda was further fragmented by Belgian colonization in the late 19th century.

Names:
Luba Empire (preferred,C,V,display)

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

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)  ............  late 15th-19th centuries
kingdom (H)

Related geographic places:
historical connection ....  Kazembe .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8698213]
historical connection ....  Lunda Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8698215]

Sources and Contributors:
Luba Empire..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 26 October 2016
.......................  Reefe, A History of the Luba Empire (1981) 8-9
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 26 October 2016
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 October 2016
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 26 October 2016
..........  Reefe, A History of the Luba Empire (1981)

 

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