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ID: 1001890
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001890

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Lakshadweep (union territory)  Lakshadweep (union territory)

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 10.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 073 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 73.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Territory comprising around 20 islands, located off the southwest coast of India; sighted by Portuguese in May, 1498; produces coarse grains, bananas, vegetables and coconuts; 10 islands are populated; inhabited by Moplahs, people of Hindu and Arab descent.

Names:
Lakshadweep (preferred,C,V)
Union Territory of Lakshadweep (C,V,English,U)
Lakshadweep, Union Territory of (C,V)
Laccadive, Minicoy and Amīndīvi Islands, Union Territory of (H,V)
Minicoy and Amīndīvi Islands, Union Territory of Laccadive (H,V)
Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amīndīvi (H,V)
Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindīvī Islands (H,V)  ............ until 1973
Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands (H,V)
IN14 (NA,V,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of India (nation)  ........  India (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Lakshadweep (union territory)  ............  Lakshadweep (union territory) (P)

Place Types:
union territory (preferred, C)  ............  since 1956
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
IN14..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amīndīvi..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands..........  [VP]
.................................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 644
Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindīvī Islands..........  [VP]
.................................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXI, 156
Laccadive, Minicoy and Amīndīvi Islands, Union Territory of..........  [VP]
...............................................................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Lakshadweep..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 111 & XXI, 156
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 28
Lakshadweep, Union Territory of..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Minicoy and Amīndīvi Islands, Union Territory of Laccadive..........  [VP]
...............................................................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Union Territory of Lakshadweep..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 111 & XXI, 156; XXI, 156
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2102360
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 28
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 644
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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