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ID: 7016836
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016836

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Turkistan (historical region)  Turkistan (historical region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 071 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 71.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Historic region of Central Asia. The term "Turkistan" was used to indicate the general area populated by people of Turkic origin, although the region contained many peoples of non-Turkic origin. It inclded much of the present-day nations and regions of Mongolia, Xinjiang province of China, Tatarstan and parts of Siberia, Russia (Tatarstan and parts of Siberia), Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and parts of Afghanistan.

Names:
Turkistan (preferred,C,V)
Turkestan (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Turkistan (historical region)  ........  Turkistan (historical region) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Central Asia (general region)  ........  Central Asia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Turkistan (historical region)  ............  Turkistan (historical region) (P)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)
general region (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Turkestan..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1236
Turkistan..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 12 July 2017
....................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 12 July 2017
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1236
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 12 July 2017

 

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