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ID: 1075169
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 08 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.1330  decimal degrees
Long: 078 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 78.1660  decimal degrees

Note: Noted for Neolithic settlements; was legendary home of Tamil poetess Avaiyar; battle between British and Muslims during Mysore wars of the 18th century was fought near here.

Names:
Dharmapuri (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Dharampuri (C,V)
Dharampur (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of India (nation)  ........  India (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tamil Nādu (state)  ............  Tamil Nādu (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Dharmapuri (inhabited place)  ................  Dharmapuri (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was settled in Neolithic Age
town (C)
archaeological site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Dharampur..........  [VP]
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 331
Dharampuri..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 242
Dharmapuri..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 55
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 242
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2094681
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 55
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 331
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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