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ID: 1089841
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 09 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 9.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 042 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 42.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Occupied by Egyptians 1875-1885; conquered 1887 by Menelik II, king of Shewa; noted for the only walled city in Ethiopia; trade limited to coffee & grains; basket weaving & production of silver jewelry are important; population includes Amharas & Somalis.

Names:
Harar (preferred,C,V)
Harer (C,V)
Hārer (C,V)
Harrar (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 Hārerī Hizb (state)  ............  Hārerī Hizb (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Harar (inhabited place)  ................  Harar (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 7th cen. AD
city (C)
regional capital (C)
trade center (C)
commercial center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Muslim state of Adal, 650

Sources and Contributors:
Harar..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 703-704
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 24 November 2014
Harer..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 380
Hārer..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 87
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 81
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 488
Harrar..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 488
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 703-704
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 87
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 81
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 380
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 488
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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