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ID: 7002147
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002147

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Khūzestān (province)  Khūzestān (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 049 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 49.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Khūzestān province is located in southwestern Îrān and shares a border with Iraq. In 6000 BCE, people from the Zargos Mountains settled in the region, which eventually became the center of the Elamite kingdom, the capital being Susa. The Elamite kingdom was periodically invaded by the Assyrians, the Babylonians, and the Sumerians among others, until Ashurbanipal destroyed the kingdom and capital (646-639 BCE). Khūzestān became part of the Seleucid, Parthian, and Sasanian empires, and was controlled by the Arabs from 642. In the 20th century, the region was revitalized with the advent of oil and natural gas production.

Names:
Khūzestān (preferred,C,V,Persian-Farsi (transliterated))
Khūzestān, Ostān-e (C,V)
Ostān-e Khūzestān (C,V)
Khuzestān (C,V)
Khuzestan (C,V)
Khuzistan (C,V)
Ostān-e Khūzestān (C,V,O,Persian-Farsi (transliterated)-P)
6 (C,U)
IR15 (C,U,FIPS)
Khoozestan-Lorestan (C,U)
Khūzestān va Lorestān Ostān-e (C,U)
Ostān-e 6 (C,U)
Ostān-e Sheshom (C,U)
Ostan of Khoozestan (C,U)
Sixth Ostan (C,U)
VI (C,U)
Xuzestân (C,U)
ʻArabestān (H,V)  ............ medieval name
Arabistan (H,V)  ............ medieval name
Elam (H,O)  ............ Biblical name
Susiana (H,O)  ............ ancient name
Uvja (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Īrān (nation)  ........  Īrān (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Khūzestān (province)  ............  Khūzestān (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  area settled ca. 6000 BCE
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
related to ....  Elam .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, Asia, Īrān) [8698228]

Sources and Contributors:
6..........  [VP]
........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
ʻArabestān..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 477
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 847
Arabistan..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 477
Elam..........  [VP]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 477
IR15..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Khoozestan-Lorestan..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
Khūzestān..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 477
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 847
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Khuzestān..........  [VP]
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 32
Khuzestan..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 477
Khūzestān va Lorestān Ostān-e..........  [VP]
..................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
Khuzistan..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 477
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 847
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
Khūzestān, Ostān-e..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Ostān-e 6..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
Ostān-e Khūzestān..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Ostān-e Sheshom..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
Ostan of Khoozestan..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
Ostān-e Khūzestān..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 October 2014
Sixth Ostan..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
Susiana..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 477
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 847
Uvja..........  [VP]
...........  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 79
VI..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
Xuzestân..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 477
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 847
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 October 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -3071486
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 32
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 79
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 6, 846
..........  Historical Atlas of Iran (1971)

 

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