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ID: 1083268
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Birātnagar (inhabited place)  Birātnagar (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 26 29 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 26.4833  decimal degrees
Long: 087 17 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 87.2833  decimal degrees

Note: S Kosi zone; situated on the low, fecund plain Terai; manufacturing includes jute, sugar & cotton; Kosi River project furnishes hydroelectric power for E Nepal; Birātnagar Jute Mills, opened in 1936, is the nation's largest single employer.

Names:
Birātnagar (preferred,C,V)
Biratnagar (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Nepal (nation)  ........  Nepal (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kosī (zone)  ............  Kosī (zone) (P)
Hierarchy of Birātnagar (inhabited place)  ................  Birātnagar (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
subregional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
trade center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Birātnagar..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 229
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Biratnagar..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 28
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 229
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 28
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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