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ID: 7016581
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 09 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -9.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 036 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -36.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Hot, humid agricultural region that produces sugar & other crops, & cattle; much of the population is poor; asbestos is mined in the state.

Names:
Alagoas (preferred,C,V)
Estado de Alagoas (C,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 Nordeste (region (geographic))  ............  Nordeste (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Alagoas (state)  ................  Alagoas (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1899
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Alagoas..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 199
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-4
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 9
Estado de Alagoas..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 199
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-4
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 9
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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