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ID: 1021621
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1021621

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 14 50 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -14.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 039 06 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -39.1000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Ilhéus Bay; is trade center for cocoa butter, rubber, chemicals & timber; city was used by Jorge Amado as the setting for his essays on Brazilian society; is connected to Salvador, the state capital, by highway.

Names:
Ilhéus (preferred,C,V)
Ilhéos (C,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 Bahia (state)  ............  Bahia (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Ilhéus (inhabited place)  ................  Ilhéus (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by São Jorge dos Ilhéus in 1532
city (C)  ............  given city status in 1881
agricultural center (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ilhéos..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-75
Ilhéus..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 258
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 88
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 258
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-75
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 88
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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