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ID: 1000852
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000852

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Faro (national district)  Faro (national district)

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 12 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.2000  decimal degrees
Long: 008 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -8.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Coextensive with former Algarve province; former base of Henry the Navigator; beaches & mild weather attract tourists; district contains deposits of tin, lead, antimony & auriferous quartz.

Names:
Faro (preferred,C,V)
Faro, Distrito de (C,V)
Distrito de Faro (C,V)
Faro district (C,O,English,U,N)
PO09 (C,V,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Portugal (nation)  ........  Portugal (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Faro (national district)  ............  Faro (national district) (P)

Place Types:
national district (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
administrative division (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Distrito de Faro..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 24 April 2014
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Faro..........  [VP]
...........  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 24 April 2014
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 688
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 24 April 2014
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Faro district..........  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Faro, Distrito de..........  [VP Preferred]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
PO09..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 688
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 24 April 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2165077
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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