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ID: 1089785
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 11 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 11.0833  decimal degrees
Long: 039 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 39.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on W escarpment of Great Rift Valley; was long established as market for grains, oilseeds, hides, skins, honey & beeswax; distribution center for imported goods; has artisan industries, flour mills, several churches & a palace.

Names:
Desē (preferred,C,V)
Dese (C,V)
Dase (C,V)
Dessye (C,V)
Dessie (C,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 Āmara (state)  ............  Āmara (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Desē (inhabited place)  ................  Desē (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  developed as an early market center
town (C)
regional capital (C)
commercial center (C)
transportation center (C)
market center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Dase..........  [VP]
...........  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-44
Dese..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 380
Desē..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 87
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 55
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 30
Dessie..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 30
Dessye..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 30
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 30
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-44
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 87
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 55
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 380
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 30
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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