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ID: 1089698
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 14 07 26 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 14.1245  decimal degrees
Long: 038 43 26 E  degrees minutes   Long: 38.7244  decimal degrees

Note: City that was the original capital of the ancient Kingdom of Aksum; noted as one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in Africa.

Names:
Āksum (preferred,C,V)
Aksum (C,V)
Akesum (C,V)
Auxumum (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ethiopia (nation)  ........  Ethiopia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tigray (state)  ............  Tigray (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Āksum (inhabited place)  ................  Āksum (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
archaeological site (C)
ancient site (H)
capital (H)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Axumite Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, Africa, Ethiopia) [7024409]

Sources and Contributors:
Akesum..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Aksum..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-3
Āksum..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Columbia Encyclopedia [online] (2000)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 9
Auxumum..........  [VP]
.................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 37
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 37
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-3
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 9
..................  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 7 December 2009
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Columbia Encyclopedia [online] (2000)

 

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