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ID: 1000589
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000589

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 16.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 013 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 13.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Transitional area between semi-desert Sudan & the Sahara; contains huge Lake Tchad; produces fish, gum arabic & rice, sorghum & millet.

Names:
Diffa (preferred,C,V)
Diffa, D├ępartement de (C,V)
Diffa 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 Diffa (region (administrative division))  ............  Diffa (region (administrative division)) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Diffa..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 88
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 4 December 2014
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-46
Diffa, D├ępartement de..........  [VP Preferred]
......................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Diffa department..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IV, 88
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 4 December 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-46
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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