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ID: 1090424
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1090424

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 06 49 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 6.8167  decimal degrees
Long: 005 17 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -5.2833  decimal degrees

Note: Called "Second capital" of Ivory Coast; is legal headquarters of president; designated as future national capital; site of assembly hall for political parties; has fishing, forestry & perfume industries; site of Protestant & Catholic churches.

Names:
Yamoussoukro (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Côte d'Ivoire (nation)  ........  Côte d'Ivoire (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Yamoussoukro (autonomous district)  ............  Yamoussoukro (autonomous district) (P)
Hierarchy of Yamoussoukro (inhabited place)  ................  Yamoussoukro (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
capital (C)  ............  "de jure" (administrative) capital of the nation; became legal capital in 1983, though seat of government has not yet moved
administrative center (C)
transportation center (C)
college centers (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Côte d'Ivoire .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Africa) [1000168]

Sources and Contributors:
Yamoussoukro..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XII, 814
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 218
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1358
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XII, 814
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 218
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1358
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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