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ID: 7012827
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 04 01 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -16.0660  decimal degrees
Long: 049 53 17 W  degrees minutes   Long: -49.8880  decimal degrees

Note: First explored in 17th cen. by Bartolomé Bueno de Silva; covers large area of nation's highland; climate ranges from subtropical to arid; standard of living is low with limited control of malaria.

Names:
Goiás (preferred,C,V)
Estado de Goiás (C,V)
Goiás, Estado de (C,V)
Goias (C,O)
Goiaz (C,V)
Goyaz (H,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 Goiás (state)  ............  Goiás (state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Centro-Oeste (region (geographic))  ............  Centro-Oeste (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Goiás (state)  ................  Goiás (state) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Estado de Goiás..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
Goiás..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 344
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
Goias..........  [VP]
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
Goiás, Estado de..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Goiaz..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
Goyaz..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 334
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 334; V, 344
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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