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ID: 7005459
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005459

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of La Unión (department)  La Unión (department)

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 33 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.5500  decimal degrees
Long: 087 54 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -87.9000  decimal degrees

Note: Bounded by Honduras on the north, Río Goascorán on the east and the Gulf of Fonseca on the southeast; ranks high in national production of cattle, hogs, poultry, and cheese; gold and silver mining near San Sebastián; beach-resorts and ports also important to area's economy.

Names:
La Unión (preferred,C,V)
La Unión, Departamento de (C,V)
Departamento de La Unión (C,V)
La Unión department (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of El Salvador (nation)  ........  El Salvador (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of La Unión (department)  ............  La Unión (department) (P)

Place Types:
department (preferred, C)  ............  formed in 1865
first level subdivision (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Departamento de La Unión..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 24 February 2014
La Unión..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 590
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 76-77
La Unión, Departamento de..........  [VP]
............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
La Unión department..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 590
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 76-77
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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