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ID: 7016651
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016651

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Dubai (emirate)  Dubai (emirate)

Coordinates:
Lat: 25 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 25.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 055 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 55.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Most populous and second largest state of the United Arab Emirates; comprises a roughly rectangular area on the Persian Gulf and a detached section in the Wādi Ḥattá; was a prominent founding member of the United Arab Emirates.

Names:
Dubayy (preferred,C,V)
Dubai (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Dibay (C,O)
دبي (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Arab Emirates (nation)  ........  United Arab Emirates (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Dubai (emirate)  ............  Dubai (emirate) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
دبي..........  [VP]
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 August 2014
Dibay..........  [VP]
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Dubai..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 246
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 345
Dubayy..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 674
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 August 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 674
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 246
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 345
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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