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ID: 7016755
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016755

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 2.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 027 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 27.0000  decimal degrees

Note: After the nation's independence it was a political base for Patrice Lumumba who attempted to install a government at Kisangani (then Stanleyville) with Antoine Gizenga; control reestablished by the central government in 1962. Dissolved in 2015.

Names:
Orientale (preferred,C,V)  ............ former name was reinstated in 1998
Orientale, Province (C,V,display)
Haut-Zaïre (H,V)
Upper Zaire (H,V)
Zaïre Supérieure (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 Orientale (former administrative division)  ............  Orientale (former administrative division) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Haut-Zaïre..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 380
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 82
Orientale..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 380
....................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998)
Orientale, Province..........  [VP]
...................................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998)
Upper Zaire..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 754
Zaïre Supérieure..........  [VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 91
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 380
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 754
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 October 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 82; Plate 91
..................  USBGN Bulletin 16 (1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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