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ID: 7000845
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000845

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 54 57 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 20.9167  decimal degrees
Long: 101 19 58 E  degrees minutes   Long: 101.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Mountainous area bordering Burma and China; French Vichy regime annexed province to Luang Prabang in 1941; contains teak forests and deposits of lignite and copper.

Names:
Louangnamtha (preferred,C,V)
Louangnamtha, Khouèng (C,V)
Khouèng Louangnamtha (C,V)
Louang Namtha (C,V)
Luang Namtha (C,V)
Luang Namtha, Khouêng (C,V)
Hiuakhong (C,V)
Muong Luang Namtha (C,V)
Namtha, Khoueng (C,V)
Haut-Mékong, Province de (C,O)
Louang Namtha province (C,O)
Upper Mekong (C,O)
Nam Tha (H,V)  ............ until 1966

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn Lao (nation)  ........  Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn Lao (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Louangnamtha (province)  ............  Louangnamtha (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  current status held since post-WW II
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Haut-Mékong, Province de..........  [VP]
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Hiuakhong..........  [VP]
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Khouèng Louangnamtha..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
Louang Namtha..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 352-353
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 492
Louangnamtha..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
Louangnamtha, Khouèng..........  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Louang Namtha province..........  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Luang Namtha..........  [VP]
.......................  Embassy of Laos, Laos (1995) 4
Luang Namtha, Khouêng..........  [VP]
......................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Muong Luang Namtha..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Nam Tha..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 492
Namtha, Khoueng..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Upper Mekong..........  [VP]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 352-353
..................  Embassy of Laos, Laos (1995) 4
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 492
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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