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ID: 7001560
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001560

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 32 59 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.5497  decimal degrees
Long: 074 20 37 E  degrees minutes   Long: 74.3436  decimal degrees

Note: Second largest city; communications center and cultural capital of Pakistan; city ancient but not prominent until 11th century; flourished under Sikh rule 18th century; conquered by British mid-19th century; nearby Gardens of Shalimar, monument to Mogul Emperors.

Names:
Lahore (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Lahor (C,V)
Lāhaur (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Pakistan (nation)  ........  Pakistan (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Punjab (province)  ............  Punjab (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Lahore (inhabited place)  ................  Lahore (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
provincial capital (C)  ............  of Punjab province of British India, 1849-1947; of modern Punjab in 1947
trade center (C)
transportation center (C)
industrial center (C)
university center (C)
military center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Ghazni & Ghuri sultanates, 11th-12th cen.
royal residence (H)  ............  of Great Mogul Akbar, 1584-1598; of Great Mogul Jahangir, 1622-1627
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Lāhaur..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Lahor..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-95
Lahore..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 349
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 106
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 642
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 349
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2767043
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-95
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 106
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 642
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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