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ID: 7000191
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000191

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Rājshāhi (national division)  Rājshāhi (national division)

Coordinates:
Lat: 24 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 24.3330  decimal degrees
Long: 089 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 89.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Division of northern Bangladesh, bordered to the north and west by India, east by Dhaka, and south by Khulna.

Names:
Rājshāhi (preferred,C,V)
Rājshāhi Division (C,O)
রাজশাহী বিভাগ (C,V,Bengali,U)
রাজশাহী (C,V,Bengali,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bangladesh (nation)  ........  Bangladesh (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Rājshāhi (national division)  ............  Rājshāhi (national division) (P)

Place Types:
national division (preferred, B)  ............  formerly of British India; part of N Bengal & separated August 15, 1947 with 2/3 of area going to E Pakistan; currently of Bangladesh; reorganized in 1984
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Rājshāhi .......... (inhabited place)
..................................  (World, Asia, Bangladesh, Rājshāhi) [1065902]

Sources and Contributors:
রাজশাহী বিভাগ..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 January 2019
রাজশাহী..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 9 January 2019
Rājshāhi..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 560
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 September 2014
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 28
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1001
Rājshāhi Division..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 September 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 560
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 28
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1001
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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