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ID: 1021437
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1021437

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Florianópolis (inhabited place)  Florianópolis (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 27 35 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -27.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 048 31 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -48.5167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Ilha de Santa Catarina; linked to mainland by a long bridge; named after Brazilian president Floriano Piexto; industries electrical communication equipment, plastics, perfume and pharmaceuticals.

Names:
Florianópolis (preferred,C,V)
Desterro (H,V)  ............ Portuguese name
Destêrro (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Santa Catarina (state)  ............  Santa Catarina (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Florianópolis (inhabited place)  ................  Florianópolis (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by Spaniards in 1542
city (C)  ............  given city status in 1823
state capital (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Desterro..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 840-841
Destêrro..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 297
Florianópolis..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 841
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 67
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 297
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 840-841; IV, 841
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 67
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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