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ID: 8698234
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/8698234

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 063 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 63.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Center of Timurid empire in the 15th century. Corresponds to present-day Uzbekistan and parts of Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Kazahkstan; known cities include Bukhara and Samarkand. Occupied by the Russians in the 19th century.

Names:
Transoxania (preferred,C,V,display)
Transoxiana (C,V)
Mā Warā' al-Nahr (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)

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)
Hierarchy of Transoxania (historical region)  ............  Transoxania (historical region) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Transoxania (historical region)  ........  Transoxania (historical region) (P)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)

Related geographic places:
historical connection ....  Kara-Khanid Khanate .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Asia) [8711772]
........................................  999-1211

Sources and Contributors:
Mā Warā' al-Nahr..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 31 October 2016
Transoxania..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 31 October 2016
Transoxiana..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 31 October 2016
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 31 October 2016
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 31 October 2016

 

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