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ID: 1024104
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1024104

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 00 58 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 0.9660  decimal degrees
Long: 079 39 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -79.6500  decimal degrees

Note: Major regional trade center for agriculture & lumber; main exports are bananas & timber; terminus of Trans-Ecuadorian Pipeline that originates in Napo province; oil refinery was built here in 1977, but there has been little other industrial development.

Names:
Esmeraldas (preferred,C,V)
Volcán Chimborazo (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ecuador (nation)  ........  Ecuador (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Esmeraldas (province)  ............  Esmeraldas (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Esmeraldas (inhabited place)  ................  Esmeraldas (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
port (C)
educational center (C)  ............  technical university established 1970
trade center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Esmeraldas..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 559
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 January 2014
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-53
Volcán Chimborazo..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 January 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 559
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 16 January 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-53
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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