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ID: 7000408
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000408

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 06 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 6.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 080 05 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 80.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Province of southwest Sri Lanka on Indian Ocean; capital at Colombo; principal towns Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Kalutara, Moratuwa, and Negombo.

Names:
Western (preferred,C,V)
Western 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 Western (province)  ............  Western (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Western..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 612
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
Western Province..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 28
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1329
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 612
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 28
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1329
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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