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ID: 1020859
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1020859

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Boa Vista (inhabited place)  Boa Vista (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 51 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 2.8500  decimal degrees
Long: 060 43 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -60.7167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the Rio Branco; diamonds, gold, bauxite & cassiterite mined in area; manufactures petroleum, alcohol fuels, refined sugar & construction materials; thermal electric plant & telephone satellite serve city; linked to frontier military outposts.

Names:
Boa Vista (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Roraima (state)  ............  Roraima (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Boa Vista (inhabited place)  ................  Boa Vista (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  given city status in 1926
city (C)
state capital (C)  ............  since 1943
industrial center (C)
mining center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Boa Vista..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 305
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 30
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 305
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 30
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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