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ID: 8698198
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 07 54 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 7.9000  decimal degrees
Long: 014 39 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 14.6500  decimal degrees

Note: Established sometime in the late 16th century with its seat at Foumban, and controlled the area between the Mbam and the Noun rivers. In the late 19th century the kingdom was incorporated into German-controlled Cameroon, and dismantled by the French colonial administration in 1924.

Names:
Bamum (preferred,C,V)
Bamoum (C,V,French,U)

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

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)  ............  late 16th century - 1924
kingdom (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bamoum..........  [VP]
.................  Tardits, Le royaume Bamoum (1980)
Bamum..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 24 October 2016
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 24 October 2016
..................  Tardits, Le royaume Bamoum (1980)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 24 October 2016
..........  Tardits, Le royaume Bamoum (1980)

 

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