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ID: 7004740
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004740

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 58 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.9667  decimal degrees
Long: 139 02 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 139.0333  decimal degrees

Note: Located NNW of Tōkyō at mouth of Shinano river; the leading port of Sea of Japan; produces chemicals, textiles, paper, machinery & natural gas; manufacturing includes shipbuilding.

Names:
Niigata (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Nihon (nation)  ........  Nihon (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Niigata (prefecture)  ............  Niigata (prefecture) (P)
Hierarchy of Niigata (inhabited place)  ................  Niigata (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
regional capital (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Niigata..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 137
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 848
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 137
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 848
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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