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ID: 7012924
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Indianapolis (inhabited place)  Indianapolis (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 46 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.7667  decimal degrees
Long: 086 09 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -86.1500  decimal degrees

Note: Located in fertile corn belt, near coal fields; city was laid out on a radial plan similar to Washington, DC; grew when National (Cumberland) Road was routed through here in 1827; produces pharmaceuticals, machinery & electrical equipment.

Names:
Indianapolis (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Indiana (state)  ............  Indiana (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Marion (county)  ................  Marion (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Indianapolis (inhabited place)  ....................  Indianapolis (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1821
city (C)
state capital (C)  ............  since 1825
transportation center (C)  ............  for road, air & rail traffic, noted as one of world's most populous cities not located on navigable water
agricultural center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
financial center (C)
sporting center (C)  ............  especially noted for Indianapolis 500 automobile race, since 1911
educational center (C)
cultural center (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Indiana .......... (state)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States) [7007252]

Sources and Contributors:
Indianapolis..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 6:291-292
.......................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18007909
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 291-292; 6:291-292
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18007909
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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