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ID: 1023353
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1023353

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Volta Redonda (inhabited place)  Volta Redonda (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 31 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -22.5167  decimal degrees
Long: 044 05 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -44.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Industrial center located on Rio Paraíaba; was founded in strategic location between Sáo Paulo & Rio de Janeiro; is major producer of iron & steel

Names:
Volta Redonda (preferred,C,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 Volta Redonda (inhabited place)  ................  Volta Redonda (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1941
city (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Volta Redonda..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 426
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 211
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 426
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 211
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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