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ID: 1079389
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1079389

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Al Fallūjah (inhabited place)  Al Fallūjah (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 33 20 57 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 33.3490  decimal degrees
Long: 043 47 10 E  degrees minutes   Long: 43.7860  decimal degrees

Note: Site of the ruins of Anbar, one of the most important city of late ancient times in Iraq. Capital of the Abbasid dynasty in 752 CE. A nearby chemical plant was bombed in the 1991 Gulf War.

Names:
Al Fallūjah (preferred,C,V)
Al-Fallūjah (C,V)
Al Fallūja (C,V)
Al Falooja (C,V)
Falluja (C,O)
Fallujah (C,O)
Fallūjah (C,V)
الفلوجة (C,V,Arabic,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Iraq (nation)  ........  Iraq (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Anbār (governorate)  ............  Al Anbār (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Fallūjah (inhabited place)  ................  Al Fallūjah (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in the 4th century CE
capital (H)  ............  off the Abbasid dynasty in 752 CE

Related geographic places:
near/adjacent to ....  Pumbedita .......... (deserted settlement)
..............................  (World, Asia, Iraq, Baghdād) [6004859]

Sources and Contributors:
الفلوجة..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 February 2016
Al Fallūja..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 February 2016
Al-Fallūjah..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Al Fallūjah..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 February 2016
Al Falooja..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 February 2016
Falluja..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003)
Fallujah..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003)
Fallūjah..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 February 2016
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  "Iraq's Cultural Patrimony At Risk, Again." CAA News, March 2003.

 

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