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ID: 1092713
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1092713

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 09 31 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 9.5167  decimal degrees
Long: 044 02 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 44.0333  decimal degrees

Note: Controlled by Egypt 1870-1884; is an important watering place & trading center; nomadic livestock herders make up the main population group; exports meat, hides & ghee through the town of Berbera; imports consumer items such as sugar & tea.

Names:
Hargeysa (preferred,C,V)
Hargeisa (C,V)
Harghessa (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 Woqooyi Galbeed (region (administrative division))  ............  Woqooyi Galbeed (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Hargeysa (inhabited place)  ................  Hargeysa (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
regional capital (C)
national capital (H)  ............  of British Somaliland, 1941

Sources and Contributors:
Hargeisa..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 376
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 704
Hargeysa..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 376
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 704
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 81
Harghessa..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 376
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 376
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 704
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 81
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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