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ID: 7007227
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Mexico City (inhabited place)  Mexico City (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 26 03 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 19.4342  decimal degrees
Long: 099 08 19 W  degrees minutes   Long: -99.1386  decimal degrees

Note: Captured by Cortéz 1521; seat of viceroyalty of New Spain 1521-1821; taken by Mexican revolutionists 1821; captured by Gen. Scott in Mexican War 1847; held by French 1863-1867; has many churches, monasteries and museums; produces chemicals and steel.

Names:
Ciudad de México (preferred,C,V,Spanish-P,U,N)
Ciudad de Mexico (C,V)
Mexico, Ciudad de (C,V)
Mexico City (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Mexiko, Ciudad de (C,O)
México (NA,V,Spanish,U)
México Distrito Federal (NA,V)
Mexico (NA,O,English,U)
Tenochtitlán (H,V)
Tenochtitlan (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mexico (nation)  ........  Mexico (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Distrito Federal (national district)  ............  Distrito Federal (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Mexico City (inhabited place)  ................  Mexico City (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1325
city (C)
national capital (C)
state capital (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Aztec era until Spanish conquest, 1325-1521

Sources and Contributors:
Ciudad de México..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.............................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.............................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 758
Ciudad de Mexico..........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
México..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mexico..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mexico City..........  [FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Mexico, Ciudad de..........  [FDA]
................................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
México Distrito Federal..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mexiko, Ciudad de..........  [VP]
................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-110
Tenochtitlan..........  [BHA, FDA]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
Tenochtitlán..........  [VP]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1658079
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-110
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 758
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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