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ID: 1022148
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1022148

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Montes Claros (inhabited place)  Montes Claros (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 45 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -16.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 043 52 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -43.8667  decimal degrees

Note: Located in Serra do Epinha├žo; is a trade center for cattle, beans, corn, cassava & cotton; produces textiles & furniture; teacher's university was founded in 1962; has a commercial airport.

Names:
Montes Claros (preferred,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 Minas Gerais (state)  ............  Minas Gerais (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Montes Claros (inhabited place)  ................  Montes Claros (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  made seat of municipality in 1831
city (C)  ............  given city status in 1857
agricultural center (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Montes Claros..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 283
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 130
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 283
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 130
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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