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ID: 1000520
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000520

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Baja Verapaz (department)  Baja Verapaz (department)

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 15.0833  decimal degrees
Long: 090 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -90.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Mountainous department located in central portion of nation; transversed west to east by Sierra de Chuacús; Río Grande forms southern border with Guatemala department; economy based on nickel mining south of city of Salamá.

Names:
Baja Verapaz (preferred,C,V)
Baja Verapaz, Departamento de (C,V)
Departamento de Baja Verapaz (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Guatemala (nation)  ........  Guatemala (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Baja Verapaz (department)  ............  Baja Verapaz (department) (P)

Place Types:
department (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
mining center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Baja Verapaz..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 54
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 14 February 2014
Baja Verapaz, Departamento de..........  [VP]
..................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Departamento de Baja Verapaz..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 24 February 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 54
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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