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ID: 1001944
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Rondônia (state)  Rondônia (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 11 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -11.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 063 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -63.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Named for Marshal Cândido Mariano Silva Rodon, explorer & protector of local Amerindians; much of terrain is sprarsely populated rain forest; important durin rubber boom, but industry slowed after 1912; Brazil nuts & rubber remain chief exports.

Names:
Rondônia (preferred,C,V)
Estado de Rondônia (C,V)
Rondônia, Estado de (C,V)
Rondônia, Território de (H,V)
Rondônia, Território Federal de (H,V)
Guaporé Territory (H,V)  ............ from 1943-1956

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 Norte (region (geographic))  ............  Norte (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Rondônia (state)  ................  Rondônia (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1982
first level subdivision (C)
jungle (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Estado de Rondônia..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Guaporé Territory..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 169
Rondônia..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 169
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Rondônia, Estado de..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Rondônia, Território de..........  [VP]
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Rondônia, Território Federal de..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 169
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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