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ID: 7001518
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 18 58 30 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 18.9750  decimal degrees
Long: 072 49 33 E  degrees minutes   Long: 72.8258  decimal degrees

Note: Under Hindu rule until 1348, then taken by Muslims; ceded to Portugal by Sultan of Gujarat 1534; ceded to Great Britain in marriage agreement between Charles II and the Portuguese Infanta Catherine; center for British East India Company from 1685 to 1708.

Names:
Mumbai (preferred,C,V,Marathi (transliterated),U)
Bombay (C,V,English,U,N)
Asumumbay (NA,V)
Numbai (NA,V)
मुंबई (NA,V,Marathi,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of India (nation)  ........  India (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Mahārāshtra (state)  ............  Mahārāshtra (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Salsette Island (island)  ................  Salsette Island (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Bombay (inhabited place)  ....................  Bombay (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
state capital (C)
financial center (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)  ............  University of Bombay established 1857
transportation center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Asumumbay..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Bombay..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 83
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:112
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 348-349
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 31
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 535
Mumbai..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 2:348-349
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Numbai..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
मुंबई..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 83
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 112; 1:112
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 348-349; 2:348-349
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2092174
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 31
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 535
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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