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ID: 1088035
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Francistown (inhabited place)  Francistown (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 21 11 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -21.1833  decimal degrees
Long: 027 32 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 27.5333  decimal degrees

Note: The nation's second largest town & site of Dumela industrial complex; lies in farming area on country's main road & rail line; the Orapa diamond mine is 245 km west of Francistown.

Names:
Francistown (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Botswana (nation)  ........  Botswana (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Francistown (town council)  ............  Francistown (town council) (P)
Hierarchy of Francistown (inhabited place)  ................  Francistown (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
district capital (C)
administrative center (C)
commercial center (C)
transportation center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Francistown..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 931
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 30 July 2014
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 67
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 931
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 30 July 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 67
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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