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ID: 7001242
 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  Africa (continent)

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 23 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 2.3830  decimal degrees
Long: 016 04 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 16.0660  decimal degrees

Note: Second largest continent; noted for early sites chronicling development of hominids; ancient, complex civilizations in North; premodern sub-Saharan populated by hunters and farmers; major European expansion 18th-19th centuries; most nations independent 20th century.

Names:
Africa (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Afrique (C,O,French-P,U,N)
África (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Afrika (C,O,German-P,U,N)
African (continent) (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)

Place Types:
continent (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Africa..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 17 ff., 45 ff.
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 10
África..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 627
African..........  [VP]
.................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Afrika..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 811
Afrique..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) II, 10
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) II, 10
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 811
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 627
..................  Google Maps online (2000-) accessed 10 December 2014
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 17 ff., 45 ff.
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 10
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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