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ID: 1001490
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001490

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Punjab (province)  Punjab (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 51 37 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.8602  decimal degrees
Long: 072 19 11 E  degrees minutes   Long: 72.3198  decimal degrees

Note: Shared history with Punjabi Suba (India) until 1947; evidence of prehistoric cultures; subject to various rulers including Alexander the Great, Asoka, Mahmud of Ghazni, the Sikhs, and the British.

Names:
Punjab (preferred,C,V,English,U)  ............ derived from Hindu meaning 5 waters, referring to 5 major rivers originating in province
Province of the Punjab (C,V)
Punjab Province (C,V)
Punjabi (C,V,English,U,A)
PK04 (C,V,FIPS,English,U)
Punjab, Province of the (C,V)
Western Punjab (H,V)
West Punjab (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Pākistān (nation)  ........  Pākistān (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Punjab (province)  ............  Punjab (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, B)  ............  autonomous province 1937-1947
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
PK04..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Province of the Punjab..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Punjab..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 988
Punjabi..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-)
Punjab Province..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Punjab, Province of the..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Western Punjab..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 988
West Punjab..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 988
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2771862
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 988
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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