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ID: 1088224
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 35 24 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 10.5909  decimal degrees
Long: 014 18 54 E  degrees minutes   Long: 14.3159  decimal degrees

Note: An important marketing center; has a textile research institute, a cotton factory & an agricultural school; a handicraft center; site of an ethnographic museum, a Protestant Church & several mosques.

Names:
Maroua (preferred,C,V)
Marua (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 Extrême-Nord (region (administrative division))  ............  Extrême-Nord (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Maroua (inhabited place)  ................  Maroua (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
market center (C)
trade center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Maroua..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 120
Marua..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VII, 868
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VII, 868
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 25 September 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 120
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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