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ID: 7006252
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 07 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -7.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 043 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -43.0000  decimal degrees

Note: First settled by Europeans in 17th cen. with advent of cattle & sugar industries; site of bloody battles between Portuguese & Amerindians; is sparsely populated & suffers poverty; advances in disease control were developed in mid-20th cen.

Names:
Piauí (preferred,C,V)
Estado do Piauí (C,V)
Piauí, 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 Piauí (state)  ................  Piauí (state) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Estado do Piauí..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
Piauí..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 419
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
Piauí, Estado do..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 419
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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