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ID: 1021148
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 53 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -4.8833  decimal degrees
Long: 043 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -43.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Commercial center for E portion of state; processes rice, cotton, sugar, carauba & cashews; named after Luiz Alves de Lima e Silva Caxias, 19th-cen. military hero; accessible by rail & highway.

Names:
Caxias (preferred,C,V)
São José das Aldeias Altas (H,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 Nordeste (region (geographic))  ............  Nordeste (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Maranhão (state)  ................  Maranhão (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Caxias (inhabited place)  ....................  Caxias (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
commercial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Caxias..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 979
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 41
São José das Aldeias Altas..........  [VP]
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 979
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 979
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 41
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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