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ID: 1020747
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1020747

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 22 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -31.3667  decimal degrees
Long: 054 06 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -54.1000  decimal degrees

Note: Located SW of Pôrto Alegre in major wheat-growing region; has long had military importance; was occupied by Uruguayan & Argentinian forces in 1825 & 1827; cattle & sheep are raised in hills; center for meat-packing.

Names:
Bagé (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brasil (nation)  ........  Brasil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Rio Grande do Sul (state)  ............  Rio Grande do Sul (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Bagé (inhabited place)  ................  Bagé (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1811
city (C)  ............  given city status in 1859
agricultural center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bagé..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 792
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 19
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 792
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 19
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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