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ID: 7001070
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001070

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Hà Nội (inhabited place)  Hà Nội (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 21 01 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 21.0167  decimal degrees
Long: 105 52 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 105.8667  decimal degrees

Note: Administratively autonomous city; area had prehistoric settlements; suffered extensive bomb damage during the Vietnam War; produces electric motors, plywood, textiles, chemicals & matches.

Names:
Hà Nội (preferred,C,V)
Hanoï (C,V)
Hanoi (C,V)
Ha Noi (C,V)  ............ renamed by Nguyen dynasty 1831; means "City Between Two Rivers"
Ha-noi (C,V)
Dong Kinh (H,V)
Thang Long (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 Hà Nội (municipality)  ............  Hà Nội (municipality) (P)
Hierarchy of Hà Nội (inhabited place)  ................  Hà Nội (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a prehistoric settlement
city (C)
national capital (B)  ............  of French Indochina, 1902-1945 of Democratic Republic of Vietnam, 1945-1954;; of North Vietnam, 1954-1976; of Vietnam since 1976
administrative center (C)
industrial center (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Viet Nam .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Asia) [1000145]

Sources and Contributors:
Dong Kinh..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 686
Hanoi..........  [VP]
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 693
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 80
Hanoï..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 486
Ha Noi..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 686
Ha-noi..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-70
Hà Nội..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Gazetteer of Vietnam (1986) I, 438
Thang Long..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 356
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 693
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 686
..................  Gazetteer of Vietnam (1986) I, 438
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-70
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 80
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 356
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 486
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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