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ID: 1001261
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001261

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 102 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 102.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Served as corridor for great highway to the West by the Silk Road; part of Wei kingdom for centuries; controlled by Kublai Khan 13th century; part of Shaanxi province under Mings; is traversed by Great Wall; produces wheat, cotton, and oil.

Names:
Gansu (preferred,C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Kansu (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Gansu province (C,V,display)
CH15 (C,V,FIPS,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Gansu Sheng (C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Kansu Province (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Kan-su Sheng (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
甘肃 (C,V,Chinese,U)
甘肃省 (C,V,Chinese,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of China (nation)  ........  China (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Gansu (province)  ............  Gansu (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  since 1911
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
甘肃..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
甘肃省..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
CH15..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Gansu..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Gansu province..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Gansu Sheng..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kansu..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 589
Kansu Province..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kan-su Sheng..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1906131
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 589
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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