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ID: 1022346
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 25 31 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -25.5167  decimal degrees
Long: 048 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -48.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Baí de Paranguá; colonial landmarks include fort of Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres, São Benedictus church & a 17th-cen. fountain; exports coffee, hides, cotton, plywood & bananas; is a free port for Paraguay.

Names:
Paranaguá (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 Sul (region (geographic))  ............  Sul (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Paraná (state)  ................  Paraná (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Paranaguá (inhabited place)  ....................  Paranaguá (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Portuguese explorers in 1585
city (C)
agricultural center (C)
industrial center (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Paranaguá..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 147
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-131
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 147
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-131
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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