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ID: 1091459
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1091459

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 12 36 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.2100  decimal degrees
Long: 004 00 36 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.0100  decimal degrees

Note: City founded by Meknassa Berbers; taken by Almoravids in 1074, by Almohads in 1132, by Marīnids in 1248, and by French in 1914; today is a trade center for cereals, olives and fruit; is site of barbican monuments, mosques and 14th-century college.

Names:
Taza (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Maghrib (nation)  ........  Al Maghrib (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Fès-Meknès (region (administrative division))  ............  Fès-Meknès (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Taza (inhabited place)  ................  Taza (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  since Paleolithic times
city (C)  ............  founded late 7th cen.
provincial capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Taza..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 591
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 192
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) XI, 591
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 December 2018
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 192
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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