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ID: 7000412
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000412

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 07 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 7.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 080 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 80.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Province of western Sri Lanka on Gulf of Mannar; capital at Kurunegala; principal town Puttalam.

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

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

Sources and Contributors:
North-Western..........  [VP]
..........................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 612
North Western..........  [VP]
..........................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 612
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
North Western Province..........  [VP Preferred]
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.........................................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 28
North-Western Province..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 866
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) 866
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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