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ID: 1002000
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Puducherry (union territory)  Puducherry (union territory)

Coordinates:
Lat: 11 56 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 11.9333  decimal degrees
Long: 079 49 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 79.8167  decimal degrees

Note: Created when former French coastal colonies of Pondicherry, Mahe, Kārikāl & Yanam became part of India in 1954. Name changed from Pondicherry to Puducherry in 2006.

Names:
Puducherry (preferred,C,V)  ............ from 2006
Union Territory of Puducherry (C,V,English,U)  ............ from 2006
Puducherry, Union Territory of (C,V)
பாண்டிச்சேரி (NA,V,Tamil,U)
புதுச்சேரி (NA,V,Tamil,U)
IN22 (NA,V,FIPS)
Pondicherry (H,V)
Pondicherry territory (H,O,display)
Pondichéry (H,O)
L'État de Pondichéry (H,V,French,U)
Pondicherry, Union Territory of (H,V)
Union Territory of Pondicherry (H,V)
Pondichéry, L'État de (H,V,French,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of India (nation)  ........  India (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Puducherry (union territory)  ............  Puducherry (union territory) (P)

Place Types:
union territory (preferred, C)  ............  formed 1954
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
IN22..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
L'État de Pondichéry..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pondicherry..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 596
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 967
Pondicherry territory..........  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Pondicherry, Union Territory of..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pondichéry..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 967
Pondichéry, L'État de..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Puducherry..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 3 January 2013
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Puducherry, Union Territory of..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Union Territory of Pondicherry..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Union Territory of Puducherry..........  [VP]
..................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
பாண்டிச்சேரி..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
புதுச்சேரி..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 596
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2108166
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 967
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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