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ID: 1001986
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 01 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 1.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 052 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -52.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Bounded by Suriname & French Guiana, the Atlantic Ocean, Pará & the Amazon River; most of state is rain forest & is sparsely populated; main exports are woods, rubber, Brazil nuts & fish; oil was recently discovered on continental shelf.

Names:
Amapá (preferred,C,V)
Estado do Amapá (C,V)
Amapá, Território do (H,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 Norte (region (geographic))  ............  Norte (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Amapá (state)  ................  Amapá (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  status raised from territory January 1, 1990
first level subdivision (C)
jungle (C)
territory (H)  ............  created by a Brazilian territory decree in 1943

Sources and Contributors:
Amapá..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 311
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Amapá, Território do..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Estado do Amapá..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 311
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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