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ID: 1001898
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Mato Grosso do Sul (state)  Mato Grosso do Sul (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 21 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -21.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 055 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -55.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Located in a dry lowland; was settled in gold rush of early 18th cen.; became an industrial center after the railroad opened in 1914.

Names:
Mato Grosso do Sul (preferred,C,V)
Estado de Mato Grosso do Sul (C,V)
Mato Grosso do Sul, Estado de (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Centro-Oeste (region (geographic))  ............  Centro-Oeste (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Mato Grosso do Sul (state)  ................  Mato Grosso do Sul (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1889
first level subdivision (C)
mining center (C)
agricultural land (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Estado de Mato Grosso do Sul..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Mato Grosso do Sul..........  [VP Preferred]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 939
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Mato Grosso do Sul, Estado de..........  [VP]
..................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 939
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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