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ID: 1076040
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 54 01 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.9001  decimal degrees
Long: 075 51 08 E  degrees minutes   Long: 75.8523  decimal degrees

Note: Name derives from founders of the city, members of the Lodī dynasty; biggest industry is hosiery production; is trade center for wheat, corn, cotton, and peanuts; site of Punjab Agricultural University.

Names:
Ludhiāna (preferred,C,V,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of India (nation)  ........  India (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Punjab (state)  ............  Punjab (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Ludhiāna (inhabited place)  ................  Ludhiāna (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1480
city (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ludhiāna..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 546
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 116
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 546
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2102840
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 116
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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