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ID: 1023175
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1023175

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 27 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -22.4500  decimal degrees
Long: 042 59 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -42.9833  decimal degrees

Note: Located at altitude of 3000 feet; city was named after Empress Teresa Cristina in 1890; is a resort city noted for picturesque location among famous mountains, including Dedo de Deus.

Names:
Teresópolis (preferred,C,V)
Therezópolis (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Rio de Janeiro (state)  ............  Rio de Janeiro (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Teresópolis (inhabited place)  ................  Teresópolis (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  given city status in 1893
city (C)
resort center (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  produces fine furniture & baked goods
agricultural center (C)  ............  for vegetables & flowers

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

 

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