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ID: 7002243
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002243

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 20 53 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.3480  decimal degrees
Long: 062 11 59 E  degrees minutes   Long: 62.1990  decimal degrees

Note: Settlement on Alexander the Great's route; at various times subject to Khurasan, Seistan, Bukhara, Turkmen, Safavid, and Persia; Muslim since 7th century; destroyed twice by Mongols, 1221 and 1383; rebuilt under independent Afghan kingdom; noted trade center along the Silk Road.

Names:
Herāt (preferred,C,V)
Herat (C,V)
Gerat (C,V)
Shahr-e Herāt (C,V)
هرات (C,V)
Alexandria Areion (H,O)  ............ ancient
Aria (H,O)

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  since at least 4th cen. BC
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
trade center (B)
religious center (C)  ............  Muslim since 7th cen.; Nestorian archbishopric since 9th cen.
fortified settlement (H)

Related geographic places:
located on ....  Silk Road .......... (road)
..................  (World) [7031416]
near/adjacent to ....  Artacoana .......... (deserted settlement)
..............................  (World, Asia, Afghanistan, Herāt) [6000421]

Sources and Contributors:
هرات..........  [VP]
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 February 2016
Alexandria Areion..........  [VP]
................................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 344
Aria..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 500
Gerat..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 February 2016
Herāt..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 February 2016
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 500
Herat..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 February 2016
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 344
Shahr-e Herāt..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 February 2016
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 February 2016
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 344
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 500
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..........  UNESCO: Silk Road (2016-) accessed 16 February 2016

 

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