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ID: 1013028
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bridgetown (capital)  Bridgetown (capital)

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 06 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.1000  decimal degrees
Long: 059 37 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -59.6167  decimal degrees

Note: Commercial seaport & capital of Barbados, located on Carlisle Bay in SW part of island; new deep-water harbor has been built to NW by joining Pelican Island to the mainland; economy based on tourism & export of sugar.

Names:
Bridgetown (preferred,C,V)
The Bridge Town (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Barbados (nation)  ........  Barbados (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Saint Michael (parish (political))  ............  Saint Michael (parish (political)) (P)
Hierarchy of Bridgetown (capital)  ................  Bridgetown (capital) (P)

Place Types:
capital (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
city (C)
inhabited place (C)  ............  founded 1628
port (C)
World Heritage Site (C)  ............  from 2011

Sources and Contributors:
Bridgetown..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 94
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 33
The Bridge Town..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 11 March 204
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 94
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 33
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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