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ID: 7000361
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000361

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 28 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 28.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 063 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 63.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Region in west Asia comprising area today in eastern Iran &and southwest Pakistan; name derives from Baluch tribes originally from Iranian plateau; part of Gedrosia; crossed by Alexander the Great in 325 BCE; part of Greek kingdom Bactria; Arabs overthrew Persians 7th century.

Names:
Baluchistan (preferred,C,V)
Beluchistan (C,V)
Beloochistan (C,V)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Īrān (nation)  ........  Īrān (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Baluchistan (general region)  ............  Baluchistan (general region)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Pākistān (nation)  ........  Pākistān (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Baluchistan (general region)  ............  Baluchistan (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Baluchistan..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 76
Beloochistan..........  [VP]
.......................  Pottinger, Travels (1816)
Beluchistan..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 111
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 76
..................  Pottinger, Travels (1816)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 111
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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