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ID: 7001047
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001047

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kiến Giang (province)  Kiến Giang (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 10.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 105 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 105.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Traditional base of militant Buddhist sect Hoa Hao; U Minh Forest of mangrove and paperbark trees covers wide area of province; main products include fish, rice, corn, soybeans, sugarcane, and tobacco; many inhabitants are Khmer.

Names:
Kiến Giang (preferred,C,V)
Kiến Giang, Tỉnh (C,V)
Tỉnh Kiến Giang (C,V)
Kien Giang (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Việt Nam (nation)  ........  Việt Nam (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kiến Giang (province)  ............  Kiến Giang (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  borders extended to include part of former province of Chuong Thien in 1976
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Kien Giang..........  [VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 692-693
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 854
Kiến Giang, Tỉnh..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Gazetteer of Vietnam (1986) I, 510
Kiến Giang..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 22 January 2015
Tỉnh Kiến Giang..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 692-693
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 854
..................  Gazetteer of Vietnam (1986) I, 510
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 22 January 2015
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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