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ID: 1012700
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Arabian Peninsula (general region)  Arabian Peninsula (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 25 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 25.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 045 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 45.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Home to Minaean and Sabaean kingdoms 1000 BCE; held by Assyrians, Hebrews, Romans, and Persians; home to Semitic tribes until Mohammed initiated consolidation 7th century; ruled by Mamelukes and Ottomans; resistance to Turks 18-19th centuries; modern states born 1930s.

Names:
Arabian Peninsula (preferred,C,O)
Shibh al Jazīrah al ‘Arabīyah (C,V)
Arabique, Péninsule (C,O)
Arabia (C,O)
Arabistan (C,O)
Arabian (C,O)
شبه الجزيرة العربية (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Arabian Peninsula (general region)  ........  Arabian Peninsula (general region) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Western Asia (area)  ........  Western Asia (area) (P,U)
Hierarchy of Arabian Peninsula (general region)  ............  Arabian Peninsula (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
peninsula (C)

Sources and Contributors:
شبه الجزيرة العربية..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 June 2015
Arabia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6957698
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 63-64
Arabian..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
Arabian Peninsula..........  [VP Preferred]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 June 2015
................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-8
Arabique, Péninsule..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-39
Arabistan..........  [VP]
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 63-64
Bilād al ‘Arab..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6957698
Jazīrat al ‘Arab..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6957698
Shibh al Jazīrah al ‘Arabīyah..........  [VP]
..................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 June 2015
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6957698
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-39
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-8
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 63-64
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabian_Peninsula
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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