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ID: 1088107
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Selibe Phikwe (inhabited place)  Selibe Phikwe (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -22.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 027 50 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 27.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Situated in center of large copper-nickel mine & smelter complex; one of fastest growing towns in the country in late 1970s; laid out as modern town for mining community by Botswana Roan Selection Trust.

Names:
Selibe Phikwe (preferred,C,V)
Selebi Phikwe (C,V)
Selebi-Phikwe (C,V)
Selebi-Pikwe (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 Selibe Phikwe (town council)  ............  Selibe Phikwe (town council) (P)
Hierarchy of Selibe Phikwe (inhabited place)  ................  Selibe Phikwe (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
mining center (C)
transportation center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Selebi Phikwe..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 160
Selebi-Phikwe..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) X, 616
Selebi-Pikwe..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) X, 616
Selibe Phikwe..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 July 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) X, 616
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 160
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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