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ID: 7030333
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Numidia (former nation/state/empire)  Numidia (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 006 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 6.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient country in North Africa, north of the Sahara, with borders roughly coextensive with western Tunisia, and most of present-day Algeria. Its two tribes divided during the Second Punic War (218-201 BCE), one supporting the Romans, the other the Carthaginians. Suffered during civil war and Jugurthine War (111-106 BCE). Became a Roman province in 46 BCE and later a part of Mauretania; the capital was Cirta and its most important city Hippo, the see of St. Augustine. It flourished until the Vandals invaded in 428 CE.

Names:
Numidia (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Numidie (C,V,French,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Numidia (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Numidia (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Numidia (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Numidia (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)
country (H)
province (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Qacentina .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Algeria, Constantine) [7001315]
historical connection ....  Algeria .......... (nation)
........................................  (World, Africa) [7016752]
historical connection ....  Tunisia .......... (nation)
........................................  (World, Africa) [1000205]

Sources and Contributors:
Numidia..........  [BHA Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31 ff.
Numidie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 5 April 2017
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31 ff.
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 5 April 2017
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 875

 

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