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ID: 1023160
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1023160

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 23 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -23.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 045 36 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -45.6000  decimal degrees

Note: Built on site of Guaianases Amerindian village; experienced growth during Paráiba valley coffee boom in 19th cen.; manufactures engines & mines dolomite; birthplace of writer Monteiro Labato; university founded in 1960.

Names:
Taubaté (preferred,C,V)
São Francisco das Chagas de Taubaté (H,V)  ............ from 1645

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 São Paulo (state)  ............  São Paulo (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Taubaté (inhabited place)  ................  Taubaté (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded on by Jaques Félix on site of Amerindian village in early 17th cen.
city (C)  ............  given city status in 1842
agricultural center (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
São Francisco das Chagas de Taubaté..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 579
Taubaté..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 579
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 195
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 579
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 195
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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