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ID: 7000122
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000122

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Aswān (governorate)  Aswān (governorate)

Coordinates:
Lat: 23 18 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 23.3000  decimal degrees
Long: 032 54 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 32.9000  decimal degrees

Note: The most southerly Egyptian governorate; contains the Aswān High Dam, one of world's great engineering works; major industries are related to the dam and tourism; area is rich in well-preserved ancient monuments; has iron ore and gold deposits.

Names:
Aswān (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Muḩāfaz̧at Aswān (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Aswān, Muḩāfaz̧at (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Aswān, Muḥāfaẓat (C,V)
Assuan (C,V)
Assouan (C,V)
Aswan (C,V)
Aswân (C,V)
Aswān governorate (C,O)
Aswan, Mohafazat (NA,V)
Aswān, Mudīrīyat (NA,V)
Mohafazat Aswan (NA,V)
Mudīrīyat Aswān (NA,V)
محافظة أسوان (NA,V,Arabic,U)
أسوان (NA,V,Arabic,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Egypt (nation)  ........  Egypt (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Aswān (governorate)  ............  Aswān (governorate) (P)

Place Types:
governorate (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
second level subdivision (H)

Sources and Contributors:
محافظة أسوان..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
أسوان..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Assouan..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 659
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Assuan..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 659
Aswān..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 604
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 June 2015
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 360
Aswan..........  [VP]
..............  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 5 March 2012
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 87
Aswân..........  [VP]
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 187
Aswān governorate..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Aswan, Mohafazat..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Aswān, Mudīrīyat..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Aswān, Muḥāfaẓat..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Aswān, Muḩāfaz̧at..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
EG16..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mohafazat Aswan..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mudīrīyat Aswān..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Muḩāfaz̧at Aswān..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 604
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 187
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 659
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -291540
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 360; 87
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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