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ID: 1088202
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 09 17 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 9.2833  decimal degrees
Long: 013 22 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 13.3667  decimal degrees

Note: Founded by Modibbo Adama, the Fulani āmir; industries include ginning, dyeing & spinning; held by Germany, 1984-1915; captured by British & French in 1915; site of a textile research company & a junior college.

Names:
Garoua (preferred,C,V)
Garua (C,O)

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 19th cen.
town (C)
provincial capital (C)
commercial center (C)
river settlement (C)
transportation center (C)
tourist center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Garoua..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 69
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 428
Garua..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 130
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 130
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 69
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 428
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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