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ID: 7001526
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  Middle East (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 20 16 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.3383  decimal degrees
Long: 042 29 52 E  degrees minutes   Long: 42.4989  decimal degrees

Note: Extensive area, including nations of SW Asia & NE Africa; term formerly used to also include Afghanistan, Pakistan, India & Burma; term "Near East" is used to refer to the same general area as "Middle East," but may also be used to mean a larger area.

Names:
Middle East (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Middle East, The (C,O)
Le Moyen-Orient (C,O)
Moyen-Orient (C,O)
Proche-Orient (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Medio Oriente (C,O,Italian-P,U,N)
Oriente Médio (C,O)
El Medio Oriente (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Vorderasien (C,O)
Nahen Osten (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Mittlerer Osten (C,O)
Mittlere Osten (C,O,German,U,N)
Midden-Oosten (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Near East (C,O)
Near Eastern (C,V)
Middle Eastern (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
El Medio Oriente..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-128
Le Moyen-Orient..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-128
Medio Oriente..........  [VP]
..........................  Sharon: È la battaglia decisiva, La Repubblica (2002) Accessed 04/07/2002.
Midden-Oosten..........  [VP]
..........................  Powell: mogelijk ontmoeting, De Telegraaf (2002) Accessed 04/07/2002.
Middle East..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 761
Middle Eastern..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) "Middle East," accessed 8 May 2007
Middle East, The..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I- 128
Mittlere Osten..........  [VP]
.............................  WordReference.com (2002-) Accessed 04/08/2002.
Mittlerer Osten..........  [VP]
.............................  WordReference.com (2002-) Accessed 04/08/2002.
Moyen-Orient..........  [BHA]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Nahen Osten..........  [VP]
.......................  Israel setzt Offensive fort, Die Welt (2002)
Near East..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  LC Subject Headings, 10th edition (1986)
....................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
Near Eastern..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-)
Oriente Médio..........  [VP]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-128
Proche-Orient..........  [BHA]
..........................  Sharon: l'opération continue, Le Monde (2002) Accessed 04/07/2002.
Vorderasien..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-128
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) "Middle East," accessed 8 May 2007
..................  Israel setzt Offensive fort, Die Welt (2002)
..................  LC Subject Headings, 10th edition (1986)
..................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Powell: mogelijk ontmoeting, De Telegraaf (2002) Accessed 04/07/2002.
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I- 128; I-128
..................  Sharon: È la battaglia decisiva, La Repubblica (2002) Accessed 04/07/2002.
..................  Sharon: l'opération continue, Le Monde (2002) Accessed 04/07/2002.
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 761
..................  WordReference.com (2002-) Accessed 04/08/2002.
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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