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ID: 7668941
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7668941

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tenochtitlan (former community)  Tenochtitlan (former community)

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 26 06 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 19.4350  decimal degrees
Long: 099 07 51 W  degrees minutes   Long: -99.1314  decimal degrees

Note: Aztec city-state that was located on an island in Lake Texcoco, in the Valley of Mexico. It was founded ca. 1325; was the capital of the Aztec Empire in the 15th century. Captured by Spanish forces in 1521. Its ruins exist within modern Mexico City.

Names:
Tenochtitlan (preferred,C,V)
Tenochtitlán (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 Mexico (nation)  ........  Mexico (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Distrito Federal (national district)  ............  Distrito Federal (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Mexico City (inhabited place)  ................  Mexico City (inhabited place) (P)
Hierarchy of Tenochtitlan (former community)  ....................  Tenochtitlan (former community) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mexico (nation)  ........  Mexico (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Aztec Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ............  Aztec Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Tenochtitlan (former community)  ................  Tenochtitlan (former community) (P)

Place Types:
former community (preferred, C)
city-state (H)
Aztec (H)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Aztec Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Mexico) [6000551]

Sources and Contributors:
Tenochtitlan..........  [BHA Preferred, FDA Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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