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ID: 7004075
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004075

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Prasat Angkor Thom (deserted settlement)  Prasat Angkor Thom (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 26 24 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.4406  decimal degrees
Long: 103 51 28 E  degrees minutes   Long: 103.8590  decimal degrees

Note: The old capital of the Khmer Empire; founded by the Khmers from northeastern Burma, who transplanted Indian culture and flourished here for several centuries. By the 9th century, it was a huge city with moat, walls, and palaces.

Names:
Prasat Angkor Thom (preferred,C,V)
Angkor (C,V,LC)
Angkor Thom (C,V)
Angkor, Ruines d' (C,V)
Ruines d'Angkor (C,V)
Yaśodharapura (C,V)
Yasodharapura (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Cambodia (nation)  ........  Cambodia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Siĕm Réab (province)  ............  Siĕm Réab (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Prasat Angkor Thom (deserted settlement)  ................  Prasat Angkor Thom (deserted settlement) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Khmer Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Khmer Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P)
Hierarchy of Prasat Angkor Thom (deserted settlement)  ............  Prasat Angkor Thom (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1st century CE
archaeological site (C)  ............  site was rediscovered by a French botanist in 1860
inhabited place (H)
religious center (H)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Khmer Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, Asia) [8711777]
..................  9th-15th centuries

Sources and Contributors:
Angkor..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 13 July 2017
.................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh 91005312; accessed 13 July 2017
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 13
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 51
Angkor, Ruines d'..........  [VP]
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Angkor Thom..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 31 October 2017
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 51
Prasat Angkor Thom..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 31 October 2017
Ruines d'Angkor..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Yasodharapura..........  [VP]
..........................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:34
Yaśodharapura..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 13 July 2017
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:34
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 31 October 2017
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 13
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 51
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 4 August 2004

 

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