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ID: 7004242
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004242

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Đà Nẵng (inhabited place)  Đà Nẵng (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 04 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 16.0667  decimal degrees
Long: 108 14 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 108.2333  decimal degrees

Note: Was ceded to France in 1787; city expanded after partition of Vietnam in 1954; site of major US air base in Vietnam War from 1960s-1973.

Names:
Đà Nẵng (preferred,C,V)
Da Nang (C,V)
Da-nang (C,V)
Tourane (H,O)
Turon (H,V)

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 Đà Nẵng (municipality)  ............  Đà Nẵng (municipality) (P)
Hierarchy of Đà Nẵng (inhabited place)  ................  Đà Nẵng (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was early center
city (C)
seaport (C)
transportation center (C)
commercial center (C)
military center (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Đà Nẵng..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Gazetteer of Vietnam (1986) I, 340
Da Nang..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 224
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 313
Da-nang..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-44
Tourane..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-179
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 341
Turon..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 224
..................  Gazetteer of Vietnam (1986) I, 340
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-179; I-44
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 341
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 313
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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