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ID: 1022370
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1022370

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Passo Fundo (inhabited place)  Passo Fundo (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 28 16 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -28.2667  decimal degrees
Long: 052 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -52.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Located at mouth of Rio Passo Fundo in cattle-ranching region; industries include flour, meat & lumber processing; Universidade de Passo Fundo was founded here in 1968; linked to Pôrto Alegre, the state capital, by rail & highway.

Names:
Passo Fundo (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 Passo Fundo (inhabited place)  ................  Passo Fundo (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1857
city (C)
agricultural center (C)
mill center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Passo Fundo..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 188
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 150
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 188
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 150
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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