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ID: 7002338
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002338

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 54 49 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.9136  decimal degrees
Long: 040 13 02 E  degrees minutes   Long: 40.2172  decimal degrees

Note: City in east-central Asia Minor, on the Tigris river. It became a Roman colony in 230 CE; enlarged and strengthened under the Roman emperor Constantius II, who also erected new walls around the city in 349. Taken by King Shapur II of Persia in 363. Controlled by dynasties of Arabs, Turks, Mongols, and Persians until seized by Ottoman sultan in 1516.

Names:
Diyarbakır (preferred,C,V,Turkish,U)
Diari-Bekir (C,V)
Diarbakir (C,V)
Diarbekir (C,V)
Diarbekr (C,O)
Diyaribekir (C,V)
Diyarbekir (C,V)
Diyaribakir (C,V)
Diyarbakir (C,V)
Dikranakerd (C,V)
Diari-Békir (C,V)
Diyarıbakır (C,V)
Diyarıbekir (C,V)
Amida (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Türkiye (nation)  ........  Türkiye (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Diyarbakır (province)  ............  Diyarbakır (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Diyarbakır (inhabited place)  ................  Diyarbakır (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Diyarbakır (inhabited place)  ........  Diyarbakır (inhabited place) (P,H) became a Roman colony in 230 CE

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important ancient center
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
educational center (C)  ............  Diyarbakır University independent from Ankara University 1973
colony (H)  ............  Roman colony in 230 CE
regional capital (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Amida..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 336
Diarbakir..........  [VP]
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004)
Diarbakır..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 316540
Diarbekir..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004)
Diarbekr..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 245
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 316540
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Diari-Bekir..........  [VP]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004)
Diari-Békir..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Dikranakerd..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004)
Diyarbakır..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 316540
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 56
Diyarbakir..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 342
Diyarbakır Vilâyeti..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 316540
Diyarbekir..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 137
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 316540
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Diyaribakir..........  [VP]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004)
Diyarıbakır..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 316540
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Diyaribekir..........  [VP]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004)
Diyarıbekir..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 316540
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 245
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 137
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 316540
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -746541
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 56
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 336; 342
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diyarbak%C4%B1r_Province
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 15 July 2004

 

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