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ID: 1089791
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Dirē Dawa (inhabited place)  Dirē Dawa (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 09 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 9.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 041 52 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 41.8667  decimal degrees

Note: City comprises modern quarter built by French (with Coptic church & royal palace), & old quarter (with a mosque & large Muslim cemetery); has railway workshops, textile & cement factories; trade in coffee & hides; prehistoric paintings are found in caves.

Names:
Dirē Dawa (preferred,C,V)
Dire Dawa (C,V)
Diredawa (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ethiopia (nation)  ........  Ethiopia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Dirē Dawa (autonomous district)  ............  Dirē Dawa (autonomous district) (P)
Hierarchy of Dirē Dawa (inhabited place)  ................  Dirē Dawa (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
transportation center (C)
trade center (C)  ............  developed after 1904

Sources and Contributors:
Dire Dawa..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 118
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 334
Diredawa..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 334
Dirē Dawa..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 56
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 118
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 56
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 334
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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