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ID: 7029806
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7029806

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 051 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 51.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Qom is a province in central Iran, bordering the provinces of Tehrān, Eṣfahān, and Markazī. The province is a major center of Shi'ism because of the provincial capital's historical association with Fatimah, the sister of 'Ali ar-Rida. The province also houses the largest Islamic school in Irān.

Names:
Qom (preferred,C,V,display)
Qom, Ostān-e (C,V)
Ostān-e Qom (C,V)
اُستانِ قُم (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Īrān (nation)  ........  Īrān (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Qom (province)  ............  Qom (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
اُستانِ قُم..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 October 2014
Ostān-e Qom..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 October 2014
Qom..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1999) 158
Qom, Ostān-e..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2000-2003) accessed 31 July 2003
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 October 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1999) 158
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 31 July 2003
..........  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) accessed 31 July 2003

 

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