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ID: 1018087
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 36 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 20.6000  decimal degrees
Long: 100 23 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -100.3833  decimal degrees

Note: Incorporated into Aztec Empire 1446; brought under Spanish control 1531; an important way station & supply center during colonial period; scene of plot against Spain 1810; scene of execution of Emperor Maximilian 1867; birthplace of revolutionary party.

Names:
Querétaro (preferred,C,V)
Ciudad Queretaro (NA,V)

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 Querétaro de Arteaga (state)  ............  Querétaro de Arteaga (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Querétaro (inhabited place)  ................  Querétaro (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Otomi Indians early 13th cen.
city (C)
state capital (C)
industrial center (C)
mining center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ciudad Queretaro..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Querétaro..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 853-854
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 160
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 996
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 853-854
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1690669
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 160
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 996
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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