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ID: 7001069
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001069

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Hồ Chí Minh, Thành Phố (inhabited place)  Hồ Chí Minh, Thành Phố (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 10.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 106 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 106.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Administratively autonomous city; Vietnamese first entered region 1600s; seized by French 1859; Vietnamese emperor Tu Duc ceded town to France 1862; base of American military operations during Vietnam War; captured by North Vietnamese forces in 1975.

Names:
Hồ Chí Minh, Thành Phố (preferred,C,V)
Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh (C,V,display)
Ho Chi Minh City (C,O)
Thanh-pho Ho Chi Minh (C,V)
Sai-gon (H,V)
Saigon (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 Hồ Chí Minh (municipality)  ............  Hồ Chí Minh (municipality) (P)
Hierarchy of Hồ Chí Minh, Thành Phố (inhabited place)  ................  Hồ Chí Minh, Thành Phố (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
administrative center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of French protectorate Cochinchina, 1862-1954; of South Vietnam, 1954-1975

Sources and Contributors:
Ho Chi Minh City..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 955
Hồ Chí Minh, Thành Phố..........  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Sai-gon..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-151
Saigon..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 955
Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh..........  [VP Preferred]
......................................  Gazetteer of Vietnam (1986) II, 943
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 26 January 2015
Thanh-pho Ho Chi Minh..........  [VP]
......................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-176
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 955
..................  Gazetteer of Vietnam (1986) II, 943
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-151; I-176
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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