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ID: 7016493
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016493

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Z̧ufār (governorate)  Z̧ufār (governorate)

Coordinates:
Lat: 18 29 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 18.4830  decimal degrees
Long: 054 11 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 54.1830  decimal degrees

Note: Important for early Chinese trade routes; site of revolt against rule of the sultans of Oman in the 1960s.

Names:
Z̧ufār (preferred,C,V)
Ẓufār (C,V)
Zufar (C,V)
Dhofar (C,O)
Muḩāfaz̧at Z̧ufār (C,V)
Dhofar Governorate (C,V)
ظفار (C,V,Arabic,U)
محافظة ظفار (C,V,Arabic,U)
Tso-fa-erh (H,V)  ............ early Chinese

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of ʻUmān (nation)  ........  ʻUmān (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Z̧ufār (governorate)  ............  Z̧ufār (governorate) (P)

Place Types:
governorate (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
ظفار..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) accessed 3 October 2013
محافظة ظفار..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) accessed 3 October 2013
Dhofar..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 3 October 2013
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 331
Dhofar Governorate..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) accessed 3 October 2013
Muḩāfaz̧at Z̧ufār..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tso-fa-erh..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 356
Ẓufār..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 218
Zufar..........  [VP]
..............  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 24 February 2009
Z̧ufār..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) accessed 3 October 2013
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) accessed 3 October 2013
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 218
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 356
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 331
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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