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ID: 1022485
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 45 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -22.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 047 40 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -47.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Rio Tête in one of state's largest agricultural regions; is trade center for cotton, rice & coffee; industries include sugar refineries, distilleries & machinery plants.

Names:
Piracicaba (preferred,C,V)
Santo Antônio de Piracicaba (H,V)
Villa Nova de Constituição (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 Sudeste (region (geographic))  ............  Sudeste (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of São Paulo (state)  ................  São Paulo (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Piracicaba (inhabited place)  ....................  Piracicaba (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  given town status in 1821
city (C)
agricultural center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Piracicaba..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 463
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 154
Santo Antônio de Piracicaba..........  [VP]
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 463
Villa Nova de Constituição..........  [VP]
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 463
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 463
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 154
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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