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ID: 7004756
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004756

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 135 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 135.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient city that was formerly the principal port of Kyōto; fortified by Hideyoshi, who built castle 1583-1585; burned in 1868 & later restored; severely damaged by USA bombing 1944-1945; produces iron, steel & electrical equipment.

Names:
Ōsaka (preferred,C,V)
Osaka (C,O)
Naniwa (H,V)  ............ as principal port of Kyōto, 16th cen.

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Japan (nation)  ........  Japan (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Ōsaka (prefecture)  ............  Ōsaka (prefecture) (P)
Hierarchy of Ōsaka (inhabited place)  ................  Ōsaka (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
regional capital (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  of all of Japan developed after opening of mint & port of Kōbe, 1871
commercial center (C)  ............  beginning during feudal era
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Naniwa..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 902
Ōsaka..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Osaka..........  [BHA]
..............  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 902
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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