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ID: 7002278
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002278

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 31 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.5167  decimal degrees
Long: 069 11 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 69.1833  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient city invaded by Alexander the Great, Mahmud of Ghazni, Genghis Khan, Tamerlane, and the Mughals; Muslim since 664; was located on the Silk Road; part of Delhi empire 1526-1738; occupied and partially destroyed by British 19th century; rebuilt 1880 by Afghans; nation's largest city.

Names:
Kābul (preferred,C,V)
Kābol (C,V)
Kaboul (C,O)
Kabul (C,V,English-P)
Kabul ()
كابل (C,V,Persian-Farsi,U)
קאבול (C,U,Hebrew )
Ortospana (H,O)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Afghānestān (nation)  ........  Afghānestān (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kābul (province)  ............  Kābul (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Kābul (inhabited place)  ................  Kābul (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  since at least 4th century BCE
city (C)
national capital (C)
provincial capital (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Afghānestān .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Asia) [7016612]
located on ....  Silk Road .......... (road)
..................  (World) [7031416]

Sources and Contributors:
كابل..........  [VP]
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 February 2016
קאבול..........  [IMJ]
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Kābol..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-81
Kaboul..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-81
Kābul..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 31
Kabul..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP]
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 10
Ortospana..........  [VP]
....................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-81
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-81
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 31
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 10
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..........  Tucker, Silk Road (2015) 10

 

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