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ID: 1001987
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 03 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 3.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 066 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -66.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Bounded on N by BolĂ­var, Brazil on E & S & on W by Colombia; sparsely populated territory lies on drainage baisin of Orinoco; two-thirds of inhabitants are jungle-dwelling Amerindians; economy based of gathering rubber, vanilla & chicle.

Names:
Amazonas (preferred,C,V)
Estado Amazonas (C,V)
Amazonas, Territorio (H,V)
Amazonas, Territorio Federal (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Venezuela (nation)  ........  Venezuela (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Amazonas (state)  ............  Amazonas (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
federal territory (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Amazonas..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 315
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 January 2014
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Amazonas, Territorio..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Amazonas, Territorio Federal..........  [VP]
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Estado Amazonas..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 January 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 29 January 2014
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 315
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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