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ID: 7013267
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.0833  decimal degrees
Long: 106 39 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -106.6500  decimal degrees

Note: Located central New Mexico on Rio Grande River; named for Duque de Alburquerque; was a military post under Spanish & Mexicans; after Mexican War was USA military outpost 1846-1870; occupied briefly by Confederates, but was loyal to Union during Civil War.

Names:
Albuquerque (preferred,C,V)
Alburquerque (H,V)
Beeldil Daesenili (C,V)
New Albuquerque (C,V)
San Felipe de Neri (C,V)
San Francisco Xavier (C,V)
San Francisco de Albuquerque (C,V)
Vokekyi Leuwi (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 New Mexico (state)  ............  New Mexico (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Bernalillo (county)  ................  Bernalillo (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Albuquerque (inhabited place)  ....................  Albuquerque (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  Spanish settlers founded old town in 1706
city (C)  ............  incorporated 1890; now state's largest city
county seat (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for railroad repair shops, gypsum products, truck trailers, food processing, lumber, aerospace components & clothing
administrative center (C)  ............  for over 100 federal agencies
scientific center (C)  ............  for solar, aerospace & nuclear research (developed after WW II)
transportation center (C)  ............  for rail (since 1880), road & air
trade center (C)  ............  for ranching, mining & timber supplies, formerly important on Chihuahua & Santa Fe Trails especially for wool
tourist center (C)  ............  for skiing, tramway, "Old Town", New Mexico State Fair & headquarters for visitors to Cibola National Forest
resort center (C)  ............  for health care, particularly for treatment of tuberculosis due to warm dry climate (altitude 1620 meters)
educational center (C)  ............  for University of New Mexico (1889), University of Albuquerque (1920), Albuquerque Academy (1955) & Albuquerque Technical
cultural center (C)  ............  for National Atomic Museum, Old Town Plaza & festivals

Sources and Contributors:
Albuquerque..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 13
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 18
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 223
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35000545
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 28
Alburquerque..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 223
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35000545
Beeldil Daesenili..........  [VP]
................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35000545
New Albuquerque..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35000545
San Felipe de Neri..........  [VP]
...................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35000545
San Francisco de Albuquerque..........  [VP]
...............................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35000545
San Francisco Xavier..........  [VP]
...................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35000545
Vokekyi Leuwi..........  [VP]
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35000545
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 13
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 18
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 223
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35000545
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 28
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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