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ID: 8697475
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/8697475

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Central Asia (general region)  Central Asia (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 26 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.4330  decimal degrees
Long: 068 28 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 68.4660  decimal degrees

Note: Central region of Asia, extending from the Caspian Sea in the west to the border of modern western China in the east. It is bounded on the north by modern Russia and on the south by Iran, Afghanistan, and China. The region consists of the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan.

Names:
Central Asia (preferred,C,O,English-P)
Asie Centrale (C,O,French-P)
Central Asian (C,V)

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

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Asie Centrale..........  [BHA, VP]
..........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Central Asia..........  [BHA Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961) 358
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-)
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1988)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 233
Central Asian..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961) 358
..................  Google Maps online (2000-) accessed 10 December 2014
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 233
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 10 April 2006

 

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