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ID: 1088257
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 07 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 7.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 013 35 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 13.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Founded as part of Adamawa kingdom by the Fulani emir, Modibbo Adama; exports livestock & peanuts; industries include dairying, slaughtering, preparation of hides & skins, perfume manufacture & cotton ginning; noted for large game reserves nearby.

Names:
Ngaoundéré (preferred,C,V)
N'gaoundéré (C,V)
N'gaundéré (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Cameroon (nation)  ........  Cameroon (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Adamaoua (region (administrative division))  ............  Adamaoua (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Ngaoundéré (inhabited place)  ................  Ngaoundéré (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 19th cen.
town (C)
transportation center (C)
industrial center (C)
tourist center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Fulani people, 19th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
Ngaoundéré..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 136
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 845
N'gaoundéré..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 667
N'gaundéré..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 667
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 667
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 136
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 845
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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