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ID: 7003883
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003883

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 09 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 19.1500  decimal degrees
Long: 042 57 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 42.9500  decimal degrees

Note: Traditional tribal province consisting of arid Tihama coastal plain with mountain range behind it; one of chief agricultural areas of Saudi Arabia; acknowledged rule of Ibn Sa'ud 1926.

Names:
ʻAsīr (preferred,C,V)
Minţaqat ‘Asīr (C,V)
Asīr (C,V)
Asir (C,V)
عسير (C,V)
منطقة عسير (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of As Suʻūdīyyah (nation)  ........  As Suʻūdīyyah (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of ʻAsīr (province)  ............  ʻAsīr (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  from 1930
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
عسير..........  [VP]
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 September 2014
منطقة عسير..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 September 2014
ʻAsīr..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 September 2014
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Asir..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Asīr..........  [VP]
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 575
Minţaqat ‘Asīr..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 September 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 575
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 10 September 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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