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ID: 1001170
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001170

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -2.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 079 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -79.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Was part of of north Incan Empire; contains many Incan ruins, most notably Castillo Incaico de Ingapirca; largest known deposit of coal in nation is located at Biblián; Pan-American Highway runs through province north to south.

Names:
Cañar (preferred,C,V)
Provincia del Cañar (C,V)
Cañar province (C,O,display)
Cañar, Provincia del (C,V)
Canar (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ecuador (nation)  ........  Ecuador (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Cañar (province)  ............  Cañar (province) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ecuador (nation)  ........  Ecuador (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sierra (region (geographic))  ............  Sierra (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Cañar (province)  ................  Cañar (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Cañar..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2014
..............  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 38
Canar..........  [VP]
..............  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 15 January 2014
Cañar province..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Cañar, Provincia del..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 793
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Provincia del Cañar..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 793
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 38
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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