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ID: 7006064
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ceará (state)  Ceará (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 05 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -5.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 040 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -40.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area of tropics, backlands & mesas bounded by Atlantic Ocean & Rio Grande do Norte; in 1884, became first state in nation to emancipate slaves; is one of nation's largest producers of cotton.

Names:
Ceará (preferred,C,V)
Estado do Ceará (C,V)
Ceará, Estado do (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Nordeste (region (geographic))  ............  Nordeste (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Ceará (state)  ................  Ceará (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ceará..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 1
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
Ceará, Estado do..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Estado do Ceará..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 1
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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