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ID: 7002086
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002086

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Shanxi (province)  Shanxi (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 112 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 112.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Home of early Chinese agriculture; site of sacred mountain Wu-t'ai Shan; was part of various northern kingdoms; considered a "model province" after 1911 revolution; occupied by Japanese in Chinese-Japanese War 1937-1945 and scene of heavy guerrilla warfare.

Names:
Shanxi (preferred,C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Shansi (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Shan-hsi (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
CH24 (C,V,FIPS,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Shan-hsi Sheng (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Shansi Province (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Shanxi Sheng (C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
山西 (C,V,Chinese,U)
山西省 (C,V,Chinese,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Zhongguo (nation)  ........  Zhongguo (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Shanxi (province)  ............  Shanxi (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
山西..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
山西省..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
CH24..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Shan-hsi..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Shan-hsi Sheng..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Shansi..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1104
Shansi Province..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Shanxi..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 22
Shanxi Sheng..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1924845
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 22
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1104
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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