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ID: 1001955
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -10.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 037 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -37.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Smallest of nation's states; named after Serigy, a famous Amerindian chief; Portuguese invaded in 16th cen.; terrain ranges from hot coastal forests to dry plains; home of writers Tobias Barreto, Sílvio Romero & Hermes Fontes; has large rail system.

Names:
Sergipe (preferred,C,V)
Estado de Sergipe (C,V)
Sergipe, 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 Nordeste (region (geographic))  ............  Nordeste (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Sergipe (state)  ................  Sergipe (state) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Estado de Sergipe..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Sergipe..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 180
Sergipe, Estado de..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 180
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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