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ID: 7000360
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000360

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 28 28 43 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 28.4785  decimal degrees
Long: 065 38 37 E  degrees minutes   Long: 65.6436  decimal degrees

Note: Province of southwest Pakistan; at various times subject to Macedonians, Bactrians, Arabs, Persians, Moguls, British; borders settled with Afghanistan 1885 and Persia 1896.

Names:
Balochistān (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Baluchistān (C,V)
Balúchistán (C,V)
Baluchistan (C,V)
Beluchistan (C,V)
Baluchistan Province (C,O)
Beloochistan (C,V)
بلوچستان (C,V,Urdu,U)
PK02 (C,V,FIPS)
Baluchistan States (H,O)  ............ formed 1952, lost administrative function 1955
British Baluchistan (H,O)  ............ province of British India, 1887-1947

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

Place Types:
province (preferred, B)  ............  British province of India, 1887-1947; lost administrative power in 1955; reconstituted 1970
first level subdivision (C)
dependency (H)  ............  British, 1876-1887

Sources and Contributors:
بلوچستان..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Balochistān..........  [VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 676
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Baluchistān..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 111-112
Baluchistan..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-14
Balúchistán..........  [VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 489
Baluchistan Province..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Baluchistan States..........  [VP]
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 112
Beloochistan..........  [VP]
.......................  Pottinger, Travels (1816)
Beluchistan..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 111
British Baluchistan..........  [VP]
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 112
PK02..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 676
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 489
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2755738
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Pottinger, Travels (1816)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-14
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 111; 111-112; 112
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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