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ID: 1136594
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1136594

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Vila Velha (inhabited place)  Vila Velha (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 23 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -20.3833  decimal degrees
Long: 040 18 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -40.3000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Baía do Espŕito Santo; chocolate- & candy-making are principal industries; nearby is 16th-cen. convent of Our Lady of Penha.

Names:
Vila Velha (preferred,C,V)
Espírito Santo (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 Espírito Santo (state)  ............  Espírito Santo (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Vila Velha (inhabited place)  ................  Vila Velha (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1535
city (C)  ............  given city status in 1896
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Espírito Santo..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 368
Vila Velha..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 368
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 209
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 368
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 209
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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