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ID: 7002591
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 33 27 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -33.4500  decimal degrees
Long: 070 40 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -70.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Mapocho river; was a colonial center, still noted for architecture of that period; was damaged by earthquake in 1647; site of President Allende's assassination during coup d'état in 1973.

Names:
Santiago (preferred,C,V)
Santiago de Chile (C,V)
Ciudad Santiago (NA,V)
Santiago del Nuevo Extremo (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Chile (nation)  ........  Chile (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Región Metropolitana (region (administrative division))  ............  Región Metropolitana (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Santiago (inhabited place)  ................  Santiago (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Spanish conquistador Pedro de Valdivia 1541; settled earlier by Picunche Amerindians
city (C)
national capital (C)  ............  since 1818
regional capital (C)
transportation center (C)
industrial center (C)
university center (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Chile .......... (nation)
..................  (World, South America) [1000049]

Sources and Contributors:
Ciudad Santiago..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Santiago..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 828
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 432
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Santiago de Chile..........  [VP]
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1076
Santiago del Nuevo Extremo..........  [VP]
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 432
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 828
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 432
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -901202
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1076
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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