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ID: 1003770
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1003770

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kurdistan (general region)  Kurdistan (general region)

Note: Plateau and mountain region populated chiefly by Kurds; area includes eastern Turkey, northern Iraq, northwestern Iran, and smaller sections of northern Syria and Armenia.

Names:
Kurdistan (preferred,C,V)
Kurdestān (C,V)
Kordestān (C,V)
Kurdish (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Kurdistan (general region)  ........  Kurdistan (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Kordestān..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 41
Kurdestān..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 41
Kurdish..........  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Kurdistan..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 41
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 41
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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