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ID: 7006247
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -4.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 053 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -53.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Nation's third largest state; landscape dominated by outlet of Amazon Basin & Guiana Highlands; occupied by Spainish & Portuguese from 17th-early 20th cen.; grew raidly during rubber boom of 19th cen.; still populated by remote tribes of Amerindians.

Names:
Pará (preferred,C,V)
Estado do Pará (C,V)
Pará, 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 Norte (region (geographic))  ............  Norte (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Pará (state)  ................  Pará (state) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Estado do Pará..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Pará..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 132-133
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Pará, Estado do..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 132-133
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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