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ID: 1001274
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001274

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Guanacaste (province)  Guanacaste (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 10.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 085 15 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -85.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Located in northwest Costa Rica, bordering Nicaragua to the north; was scene of conflict between Central Americans and military adventurer William Walker 1850s; is an agricultural and ranching area, producing beef, corn, and rice.

Names:
Guanacaste (preferred,C,V)
Provincia de Guanacaste (C,V)
Guanacaste province (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 Costa Rica (nation)  ........  Costa Rica (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Guanacaste (province)  ............  Guanacaste (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  part of Costa Rica since 1825
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Guanacaste..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 531
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 115
Guanacaste province..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Provincia de Guanacaste..........  [VP]
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 531
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 115
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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