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ID: 7017092
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7017092

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 54 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -22.9000  decimal degrees
Long: 043 06 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -43.1000  decimal degrees

Note: Located across Guanabara bay from Rio de Janeiro; name means "hidden water"; site of nation's chief shipyards; industries include food, chemical & metal processing plants; Universidade Federal Fluminense founded in 1960.

Names:
Niterói (preferred,C,V)
Nictheroy (C,V)
Villa Real da Praia Grande (H,V)  ............ from 1819-1836

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 Niterói (inhabited place)  ................  Niterói (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1671
city (C)
suburb (C)
industrial center (C)
shipyard (C)
state capital (H)  ............  from 1835-1894; from 1903-1975

Sources and Contributors:
Nictheroy..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-122
Niterói..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 726
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 140
Villa Real da Praia Grande..........  [VP]
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 726
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 726
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-122
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 140
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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