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ID: 7016706
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016706

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Katanga (former administrative division)  Katanga (former administrative division)

Coordinates:
Lat: 09 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -9.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 026 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 26.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Came under Belgian colonial governance in 1885; seceded from the recently independent Congo in July 1960 with support from Belgium; political disorder followed & the movement was suppressed in 1963 with intervention from the United Nations. Dissolved in 2015-2016.

Names:
Katanga (preferred,C,V)  ............ until January 1972, reestablished in 1998
Katanga, Province du (C,V)
Province de Katanga (C,V,display)
Sha'ba (H,V)
Shaba (H,V)
Shaba, Région du (H,V)
Elisabethville (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 Katanga (former administrative division)  ............  Katanga (former administrative division) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Elisabethville..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1103
Katanga..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 852-853
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) X, 681-682
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 354
.................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998) 1
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1103
Katanga, Province du..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998)
Province de Katanga..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Shaba..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 852-853
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) X, 681-682
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 92
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 354
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1103
Sha'ba..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 584
Shaba, Région du..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 584
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 852-853
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) X, 681-682
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 92
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 354
..................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998) 1
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1103
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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