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ID: 1018666
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Zacatecas (inhabited place)  Zacatecas (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 47 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 22.7833  decimal degrees
Long: 102 35 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -102.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Was thriving silver-mining center until 19th cen.; today is commercial & manufacturing center for agricultural area; elaborate 17th-cen. cathedral had European paintings & elaborate silver- & goldwork, but these were confiscated in reforms of 19th cen.

Names:
Zacatecas (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mexico (nation)  ........  Mexico (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Zacatecas (state)  ............  Zacatecas (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Zacatecas (inhabited place)  ................  Zacatecas (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1548
city (C)
state capital (C)
mining center (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Zacatecas..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 881-882
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 221
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1369
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 881-882
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1708981
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 221
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1369
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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