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ID: 1001346
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001346

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kasaï-Oriental (province)  Kasaï-Oriental (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -4.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 024 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 24.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Part of the former Kasai province; in 1962 area was divided by conflicts among the Lulua peoples in the east & the Luba in the west; area contains deposits of industrial-grade diamonds & gold; coffee, rubber & cotton are cultivated.

Names:
Kasaï-Oriental (preferred,C,V)
Kasaï-Oriental, Province du (C,V,display)
Kasai-Oriental (C,V)
Eastern Kasai (C,V)
Kasai-Oriental, 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-Oriental (province)  ............  Kasaï-Oriental (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  since 1962
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Eastern Kasai..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 753
Kasai-Oriental..........  [VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 92
Kasaï-Oriental..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998)
Kasaï-Oriental, Province du..........  [VP]
...............................................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998)
Kasai-Oriental, Région du..........  [VP]
............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 753
............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 753
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 October 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 92
..................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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