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ID: 7002462
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002462

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 26 08 04 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 26.1346  decimal degrees
Long: 068 46 11 E  degrees minutes   Long: 68.7696  decimal degrees

Note: Region contains evidence of prehistoric cultures; invaded by Alexander the Great 325 BCE; part of Ganges empire ca. 300 BCE, Delhi empire 16th century; was often invaded, but remained semi-independent under various dynasties until 1842.

Names:
Sindh (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Sind (C,V)
Sinde (C,V)
Sindhu (C,V,Sanskrit,U)
Sind Province (C,V)
سندھ (C,V,Urdu,U)
سنڌ (C,V,Sindhi,U)
PK05 (C,V,FIPS)
Arghun Kingdom of Sind (H,O)

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

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  autonomous province 1937; provincial status abolished 1955; provincial status restored 1970; part of Pakistan August 1947
first level subdivision (C)
annex (H)  ............  of British India as part of Bombay presidency, 1842-1936

Sources and Contributors:
سندھ..........  [VP]
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
سنڌ..........  [VP]
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Arghun Kingdom of Sind..........  [VP]
.........................................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 130
PK05..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sind..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1118
Sinde..........  [VP]
..............  Pottinger, Travels (1816)
Sindh..........  [VP]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 676
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sindhu..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sind Province..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 676
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2774813
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Pottinger, Travels (1816)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 130
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1118
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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