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ID: 7000406
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000406

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 09 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 9.1660  decimal degrees
Long: 080 25 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 80.4160  decimal degrees

Note: Province on northern tip of Sri Lanka, on Bay of Bengal and Palk Strait; includes Jaffna peninsula, islands off northwest coast; capital at Jaffna.

Names:
Northern (preferred,C,V)
Northern Province (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Sri Lanka (nation)  ........  Sri Lanka (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern (province)  ............  Northern (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Northern..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 612
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
Northern Province..........  [VP Preferred]
................................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 28
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 862
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 612
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 28
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 862
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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