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ID: 1000639
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000639

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Huehuetenango (department)  Huehuetenango (department)

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 15.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 091 35 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -91.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Mountainous region located in western portion of nation; bounded on the north and west by Mexico; traversed by Sierra los Cuchumatanes; drained by Selegua and Ixcán rivers; much of area is devoted to subsistence agriculture.

Names:
Huehuetenango (preferred,C,V)
Huehuetenango, Departamento de (C,V)
Departamento de Huehuetenango (C,V)
Huehuetenango department (C,O)

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 Huehuetenango (department)  ............  Huehuetenango (department) (P)

Place Types:
department (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Departamento de Huehuetenango..........  [VP]
..................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 24 February 2014
Huehuetenango..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 274
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 24 February 2014
Huehuetenango, Departamento de..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Huehuetenango department..........  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 274
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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