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ID: 7006262
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Santa Catarina (state)  Santa Catarina (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 27 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -27.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 050 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -50.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Named for St. Catherine by famous explorer, Sebastian Cabot; settled by Portuguese & Spanish in 16th cen. & occupied by European immigrants since 18th cen.; has heavy rainfall year round; known for its progressive social welfare programs.

Names:
Santa Catarina (preferred,C,V)
Estado de Santa Catarina (C,V)
Santa Catarina, Estado de (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 Sul (region (geographic))  ............  Sul (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Santa Catarina (state)  ................  Santa Catarina (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1889
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
mining center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Estado de Santa Catarina..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Santa Catarina..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 425
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Santa Catarina, Estado de..........  [VP]
............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 425
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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