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ID: 6002902
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/6002902

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 18 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.3000  decimal degrees
Long: 070 49 58 E  degrees minutes   Long: 70.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Area was part of Empire of Ghazni in 11th century.

Names:
Nūristān (preferred,C,V)
Nūristān, Wilāyat-e (C,V)
Wilāyat-e Nūristān (C,V)
Kāfiristān (C,V)
Kafiristan (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Afghanistan (nation)  ........  Afghanistan (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Nūristān (province)  ............  Nūristān (province) (P)

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

Related geographic places:
coextensive with ....  Nūrestān .......... (historical region)
..............................  (World, Asia, Afghanistan) [8698236]
historical connection ....  Lamaghan .......... (national district)
........................................  (World, Asia, Afghanistan, Nūristān) [6003301]

Sources and Contributors:
Kafiristan..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 346
Kāfiristān..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
Nūristān, Wilāyat-e..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Nūristān..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
Wilāyat-e Nūristān..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 346
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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