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ID: 7005458
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005458

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Rio Grande (inhabited place)  Rio Grande (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 23 03 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -23.0500  decimal degrees
Long: 052 08 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -52.1333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on shore of Lagoa de Patos; port for seagoing vessels; exports hides, lard, wool, rice, wheat, fish, and tobacco; industries include meat-packing, textile mills and a petroleum refinery; Furdação Universidade do Rio Granded was founded in 1958.

Names:
Rio Grande (preferred,C,V)
Rio Grande do Sul (C,V)
Sã Pedro do Rio Grande do Sul (H,V)  ............ from 1751-mid 19th cen.
Estreito (H,V)  ............ from 1737-1751

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 Rio Grande (inhabited place)  ................  Rio Grande (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Portuguese in 1737
city (C)
port (C)
agricultural center (C)
industrial center (C)
university center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Estreito..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 83
Rio Grande..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 83
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 165
Rio Grande do Sul..........  [BHA]
................................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Sã Pedro do Rio Grande do Sul..........  [VP]
..................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 83
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 83
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 165
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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