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ID: 1023176
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1023176

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 05 09 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -5.1500  decimal degrees
Long: 042 46 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -42.7667  decimal degrees

Note: Named after Brazilian empress Teresa Christina; chief commercial center of Paranáiba valley; industries include textile & soap, sugar refineries, distilleries & sawmills; national government built dams here to combat annual flooding in rainy season.

Names:
Teresina (preferred,C,V)
Therezina (H,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 Piauí (state)  ............  Piauí (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Teresina (inhabited place)  ................  Teresina (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1852
city (C)
state capital (C)
industrial center (C)
agricultural center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Teresina..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 644
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 196
Therezina..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 644
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 644; XI, 644
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 196
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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