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ID: 1001345
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001345

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kasaï-Occidental (former administrative division)  Kasaï-Occidental (former administrative division)

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -4.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 022 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 22.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Part of the former Kasai province that was divided in 1962 to ease internal conflicts among the two main ethic groups: the Luba (now mostly in Kasai-Oriental) & the Lulua (in Kasai-Occidental); area yields gem diamonds & gold. Province dissolved in 2016.

Names:
Kasaï-Occidental (preferred,C,V)
Kasaï-Occidental, Province du (C,V,display)
Kasai-Occidental (C,V)
Western Kasai (C,O)
Kasai-Occidental, Région du (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Democratic Republic of the Congo (nation)  ........  Democratic Republic of the Congo (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kasaï-Occidental (former administrative division)  ............  Kasaï-Occidental (former administrative division) (P)

Place Types:
former administrative division (preferred, C)
province (H)  ............  1962-2016
first level subdivision (H)  ............  1962-2016

Sources and Contributors:
Kasai-Occidental..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 753
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 91
Kasaï-Occidental..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998)
Kasaï-Occidental, Province du..........  [VP]
..................................................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998)
Kasai-Occidental, Région du..........  [VP]
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Western Kasai..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 753
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 753
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 91
..................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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