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ID: 7004240
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004240

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 28 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 16.4667  decimal degrees
Long: 107 35 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 107.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Seat of Chinese military authority in Nam Viet kingdom ca. 200 BCE; rule passed to Chams ca. 200; taken several times by Chinese; ceded to Dai Viet 1306; seat of Nguyens after 1635; Japanese occupied city during WW II; severely damaged during Vietnam War.

Names:
Huế (preferred,C,V)
Hue (C,V)
Hué (C,O)  ............ French, used in 1880s

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Viet Nam (nation)  ........  Viet Nam (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Thừa Thiên-Huế (province)  ............  Thừa Thiên-Huế (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Huế (inhabited place)  ................  Huế (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  Chinese military center from ca. 200 BCE
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Nguyen dynasty, 1802

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Annam .......... (historical region)
..................  (World, Asia, Viet Nam) [6000295]

Sources and Contributors:
Hue..........  [VP]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 120
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 86
Hué..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 518
Huế..........  [VP]
...........  Gazetteer of Vietnam (1986) I, 468
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 120
..................  Gazetteer of Vietnam (1986) I, 468
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 86
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 518
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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