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ID: 7000369
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 34 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -12.5667  decimal degrees
Long: 013 24 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 13.4000  decimal degrees

Note: Is political, commercial, & industrial coordinating center; linked by railway with Zaire & Zimbabwe; is trade center for agricultural produce, sugar, processed fish, soap, tools & pottery.

Names:
Benguela (preferred,C,V)
Benguella (C,V)
Sõ Filipe de Benguela (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Angola (nation)  ........  Angola (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Benguela (province)  ............  Benguela (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Benguela (inhabited place)  ................  Benguela (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1617
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
industrial center (C)
port (C)
commercial center (C)
transportation center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Benguela..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 25
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
Benguella..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) II, 101
Sõ Filipe de Benguela..........  [VP]
......................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) II, 101
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) II, 101
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 25
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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