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ID: 1001138
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001138

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Balkh (province)  Balkh (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 067 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 67.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Province of north Afghanistan; region part of ancient Greek Bactria; area part of major trade routes between India and Europe during medieval times.

Names:
Balkh (preferred,C,V)
Wilāyat-e Balkh (C,V)
Belkh Province (C,V)
Balkh, Velayat-e (C,V)

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

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Balkh..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 110
Balkh, Velayat-e..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Belkh Province..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
Wilāyat-e Balkh..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 August 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 110
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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