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ID: 7005426
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005426

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 23 56 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -23.9333  decimal degrees
Long: 046 22 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -46.3667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on a swampy tidal channel; docks serve ocean-going vessels; sacked by Englishman Thomas Cavendish in 1591; world's leading coffee port; also exports cotton, sugar, bananas, seafood & fruit; manufactures soap, soft drinks, petroleum & cement.

Names:
Santos (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 São Paulo (state)  ............  São Paulo (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Santos (inhabited place)  ................  Santos (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1543
city (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Santos..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 436
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 176
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 436
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 176
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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