The GettyResearch Institute
Research Home Tools Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
New Search Previous Page Help

Vernacular Display | English Display

Click the icon to view the hierarchy.

Semantic View (JSONJSONLDRDFN3/TurtleN-Triples)

ID: 7005673
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005673

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 12 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.2000  decimal degrees
Long: 068 56 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -68.9333  decimal degrees

Note: Settled by Spanish in 1527; taken by Dutch in 1634; developed as trading center, especially for slave trade in 17th cen.; town is divided in half by Saint Ann Bay; economy driven by oil refining, ship repair & tourism.

Names:
Willemstad (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Curaĉao (dependent state)  ........  Curaĉao (dependent state) (P)
Hierarchy of Curaçao (island)  ............  Curaçao (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Willemstad (inhabited place)  ................  Willemstad (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled 1527
town (C)
capital (C)
port (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Nederlandse Antillen .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, North and Central America) [7004549]
..................  formerly capital, prior to 2010

Sources and Contributors:
Willemstad..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 710
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1020
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 216
.......................  Winkler Prins (1966-1975)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 710
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1020
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 216
..................  Winkler Prins (1966-1975)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

New Search

Back to Top

Printer Friendly Version

The J. Paul Getty Trust
The J. Paul Getty Trust