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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: Site of the Distrito Federal & national capital; 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 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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