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ID: 1017886
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Morelia (inhabited place)  Morelia (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 19.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 101 07 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -101.1167  decimal degrees

Note: Originally inhabited by Tarascan Indians who still predominate; an intellectual & art center during colonial period; served as base of operations for revolutionary leader Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla during wars for independence.

Names:
Morelia (preferred,C,V)  ............ since 1828, in honor of José María Morelos y Pavón, independence
Valladolid (H,V)  ............ 1541-1828

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mexico (nation)  ........  Mexico (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Michoacán de Ocampo (state)  ............  Michoacán de Ocampo (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Morelia (inhabited place)  ................  Morelia (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1541
city (C)
state capital (C)  ............  since 1582
commercial center (C)
educational center (C)
transportation center (C)
agricultural center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Morelia..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 131
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 791
Valladolid..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 317
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 317
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1684316
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 131
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 791
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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