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ID: 6002741
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/6002741

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Inca Empire (former nation/state/empire)  Inca Empire (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 31 30 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -13.5250  decimal degrees
Long: 071 58 20 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.9720  decimal degrees

Note: South American empire that stretched along the Pacific Coast from what is now Ecuador to Chile; capital was Cuczo (in Peru); traditionally includes 7 early emperors said to date from after 1200 CE, but who are believed to be in part legendary; historically, empire started in 1432 with accession of Pachacuti, a great ruler and successful conqueror who governed over 12,000,000 people of several ethnic groups; empire was conquered by Spain, probably aided by internal ethnic strife, in 1532.

Names:
Inca Empire (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Inka Empire (C,V,English,U)
Incan Empire (C,V,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Inca Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Inca Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)  ............  dates from sometime after 1200 AD to conquest by Francisco Pizarro in 1532
historical region (C)
empire (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Cuzco .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, Peru, Cuzco) [7005819]

Sources and Contributors:
Inca Empire..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:411
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 09/08/99
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345
Incan Empire..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-)
Inka Empire..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-)
Tawantinsuyu..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia of Empire, Wiley Online (2016-) accessed 9 July 2019
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 411; 1:411
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 09/08/99
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-)

 

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