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ID: 7001504
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001504

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 59 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.9833  decimal degrees
Long: 077 35 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 77.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Controlled by Hindu warriors called Marathas when they gained power in S India 1600s; Muslims under leadership of Tippoo Sahib and his father Haidar Ali conquered the area 1700s; British administrative center of former Mysore region 1831-1947.

Names:
Bengalūru (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Bangalore (C,V,English-P,U)
Bangalur (C,V)
Bangalore City (NA,V)
Bengalooru (NA,V,Kannada (transliterated),U)
ಬೆಂಗ��³à³‚ರು (NA,V,Kannada,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of India (nation)  ........  India (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Karnātaka (state)  ............  Karnātaka (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Bangalore (inhabited place)  ................  Bangalore (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled around mud fort 1537
city (C)
state capital (C)  ............  since 1830
industrial center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
ಬೆಂಗ��³à³‚ರು..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Bangalore..........  [VP]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 56
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 77
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 865-866
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 21
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 535
Bangalore City..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Bangalur..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-14
Bengalooru..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Bengalūru..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 56
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 77
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 865-866
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2090174
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-14
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 21
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 535
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984)

 

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