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ID: 1022419
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1022419

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 45 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -31.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 052 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -52.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on left bank of Canal de S409ao Gonçalo in cattle-ranching region; is transfer point for ocean vessels unable to cross shallow Lagoa dos Patos; industries include flour, rice & hide processing; Universidade Federal de Pelotas founded in 1883.

Names:
Pelotas (preferred,C,V)
São Francisco de Paula (H,V)  ............ from 1780-1835

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 Pelotas (inhabited place)  ................  Pelotas (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1780
city (C)  ............  given city status in 1835
agricultural center (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Pelotas..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 250-251
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 151
São Francisco de Paula..........  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 250-251
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 250-251; VIII, 250-251
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 151
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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