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ID: 1001681
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001681

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 4.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 045 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 45.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Former part of the United Nations Trust Territory of Somalia, governed by Italy until 1960; inhabited mainly by the semi-nomadic Rahanweyn peoples, who subsist by raising animals; Shabeelle river runs southward through the whole length of Hiiraan.

Names:
Hiiraan (preferred,C,V)
Hiran (C,V)

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

Place Types:
region (administrative division) (preferred, C)  ............  reorganized 1973
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Hiiraan..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 920
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 87
Hiran..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1130, map
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 920
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 87
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1130, map
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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