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ID: 7000486
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 14 12 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 14.2000  decimal degrees
Long: 038 56 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 38.9333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on plateau at altitude of 6000 ft.; famed as site where King Menelik II defeated Italians in 1896; this victory began process that expelled Italians from Abyssinia & established a model for resistance by colonized Africans throughout continent.

Names:
Ādwa (preferred,C,V)
Adwa (C,V)
Aduwa (C,V)
Adua (C,V)
Adowa (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ityop'iya (nation)  ........  Ityop'iya (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tigray (state)  ............  Tigray (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Ādwa (inhabited place)  ................  Ādwa (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
battlefield (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Adowa..........  [VP]
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 335
Adua..........  [VP]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 8
Aduwa..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 8
Adwa..........  [VP]
...........  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-2
Ādwa..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 7
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 8
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-2
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 7
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 335
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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