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ID: 7006389
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Espírito Santo (state)  Espírito Santo (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -20.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 040 45 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -40.7500  decimal degrees

Note: State includes uninhabited offshore islands of Trindade & Martin Vaz; terrain consists of low mountains, rapids, waterfalls & sandbars; most of sparse forest has been destroyed over time; cases of small pox, yellow fever & malaria have decreased lately.

Names:
Espírito Santo (preferred,C,V)
Estado do Espírito Santo (C,V)
Espírito Santo, Estado do (C,V)
Espirito Santo (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 Sudeste (region (geographic))  ............  Sudeste (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Espírito Santo (state)  ................  Espírito Santo (state) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Espírito Santo..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 561
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Espirito Santo..........  [VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 342
Espírito Santo, Estado do..........  [VP]
............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Estado do Espírito Santo..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) accessed 27 January 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 561
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 342
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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