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ID: 7004735
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 129 52 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 129.8667  decimal degrees

Note: Chief center of contact with foreigners after 1571; a port of call for Spanish, Dutch & Portuguese ships; the only port in Japan kept open to foreign trade 1636-1859; inner city destroyed by atomic bomb 1945; rebuilt since 1945.

Names:
Nagasaki (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Japan (nation)  ........  Japan (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kyūshū-chihō (region (administrative division))  ............  Kyūshū-chihō (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Nagasaki (prefecture)  ................  Nagasaki (prefecture) (P)
Hierarchy of Nagasaki (inhabited place)  ....................  Nagasaki (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first Portuguese ships arrived here in 1571
city (C)
regional capital (C)
port (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)
trade center (C)
religious center (H)  ............  of Japanese Christianity, after 1571
imperial city (H)  ............  created by Hideyoshi in 1587

Sources and Contributors:
Nagasaki..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 135
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 807
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 135
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 807
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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