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ID: 1001493
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001493

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 065 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 65.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Province of south Afghanistan; region formed part of ancient Arachosia, a province of the Persian Empire and of Alexander the Great's empire.

Names:
Kandahār (preferred,C,V)
Kandahār, Wilāyat-e (C,V)
Wilāyat-e Kandahār (C,V)
Gendahar Province (C,V)
Qandahār (C,V)
Qandahar Velayat-e (C,V)
Kandahar Velayat-e (C,V)
Qandahār province (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Afghānestān (nation)  ........  Afghānestān (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kandahār (province)  ............  Kandahār (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Gendahar Province..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
Kandahār..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 10
Kandahar Velayat-e..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Kandahār, Wilāyat-e..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Qandahār..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 585
Qandahār province..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Qandahar Velayat-e..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Wilāyat-e Kandahār..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 10
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 585
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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