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ID: 7004233
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004233

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 17 58 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 17.9667  decimal degrees
Long: 102 36 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 102.6000  decimal degrees

Note: Largest city in the nation; fell under Siamese rule in 1778; was destroyed during revolt against Siam in 1828; was French governor's seat and French administrative capital 1899-1953; occupied by Japanese in 1945; site of 16th-century That Luang temple.

Names:
Viangchan (preferred,C,V)
Vientiane (C,V)
Wiang Chan (C,V)
Wei-t'ien (C,V)
Vientane (C,V)
Vieng-Chan (C,V)
Vieng-Cæn (C,V)
Vien Chang (C,V)
Vien Can (C,V)
Nakhon Viangchan (C,V)
Ventiane (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Lao (nation)  ........  Lao (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Viangchan (prefecture)  ............  Viangchan (prefecture) (P)
Hierarchy of Viangchan (inhabited place)  ................  Viangchan (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded late 13th cen.
city (C)
national capital (C)  ............  first, in 1563
provincial capital (C)
commercial center (C)
transportation center (C)
port (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Lao .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Asia) [1000125]

Sources and Contributors:
Nakhon Viangchan..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 6 March 2007
Ventiane..........  [VP]
.................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) Location appendix; accessed 18 July 2007
Viangchan..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 6 March 2007
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Vien Can..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 6 March 2007
Vien Chang..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 6 March 2007
Vieng-Cæn..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 6 March 2007
Vieng-Chan..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 6 March 2007
Vientane..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 6 March 2007
Vientiane..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 359
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 6 March 2007
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1297
Wei-t'ien..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 6 March 2007
Wiang Chan..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 6 March 2007
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 359
..................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) Location appendix; accessed 18 July 2007
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 6 March 2007
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1297
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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