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ID: 7001584
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001584

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Rabat (inhabited place)  Rabat (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 00 50 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.0130  decimal degrees
Long: 006 50 39 W  degrees minutes   Long: -6.8440  decimal degrees

Note: Was imperial Moroccan city; development was tied to that of Salé, home to many Andalusian Moors after 1609; contains ancient Muslim town and Jewish quarter; site of many historical structures, museums and Muhammad V University; has textile industry.

Names:
Rabat (preferred,C,V)
Ribat (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Ribāṭ (C,V)  ............ 12th cen.

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Morocco (nation)  ........  Morocco (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (region (administrative division))  ............  Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Rabat (inhabited place)  ................  Rabat (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by Romans
city (C)
national capital (C)
regional capital (C)
transportation center (C)
provincial capital (H)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Morocco .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Africa) [1000179]

Sources and Contributors:
Rabat..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
..............  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 158
Ribāṭ..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IX, 870
Ribat..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IX, 870
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 158
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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