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ID: 1000488
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000488

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Agadez (region (administrative division))  Agadez (region (administrative division))

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 19.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 010 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Situated almost completely within the Sahara desert; nation's largest department constituting more than half of Nigeria's land; arid climate distinguished by low rainfall & high summer temperatures; mining center for uranium, cassiterite (tin) & coal; home of the Tuareg people.

Names:
Agadez (preferred,C,V)
Agades (C,V)
Agadès (C,V)
Agadés (C,V)
Agadez department (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Niger (nation)  ........  Niger (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Agadez (region (administrative division))  ............  Agadez (region (administrative division)) (P)

Place Types:
region (administrative division) (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Agades..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 10
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 138
Agadès..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 10
Agadés..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 10
Agadez..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 138
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 90
Agadez department..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 10
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 138
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 4 December 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 90
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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