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ID: 7001797
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tamil Nādu (state)  Tamil Nādu (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 11 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 11.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 078 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 78.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Cultural center of Dravidians during ancient times; base of Chola Empire 10th-13th centuries and of Vijayanagara Kingdom 1335-1565; European colonization 1500s; area under control of Great Britain by early 19th century; autonomous province 1937; reorganized 1956.

Names:
Tamil Nādu (preferred,C,V)  ............ renamed August 1968
Tamil Nadu (C,V)
State of Tamil Nādu (C,V,English,U)
Tamil Nādu, State of (NA,V)
IN25 (NA,V,FIPS)
Tamilagam (NA,V)
Tamiland (NA,V)
Tamilnad (NA,V)
Tamishagam (NA,V)
Tamizgham (NA,V)
Thamizhagam (NA,V)
Madras, State of (NA,V)
State of Madras (NA,V)
Madras (H,V)
Madras Presidency (H,V)  ............ 17th cen.-1946

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)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  joined Indian Republic 1947
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
IN25..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Madras..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 349
Madras Presidency..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 530
Madras, State of..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
State of Madras..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
State of Tamil Nādu..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tamilagam..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tamiland..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tamilnad..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tamil Nadu..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 633
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 912
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 530
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 28
Tamil Nādu..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tamil Nādu, State of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tamishagam..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tamizgham..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Thamizhagam..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 633
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 912
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 530
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2112557
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 28
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 349
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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