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ID: 7001761
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001761

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 104 04 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 104.0667  decimal degrees

Note: One of oldest cities of China; an imperial capital for certain periods; has remains of early eras; has World War II American air base for B-29 bombers; the center of a very fertile region; located on good irrigation system.

Names:
Chengdu (preferred,C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Ch'eng-tu (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Chengtu (C,V)
Ch'eng-tu-hsien (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Chengdu Shi (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Ch'eng-tu-shih (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Tschengtu (C,V)
Hua-yang (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
成都 (C,V,Chinese,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of China (nation)  ........  China (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sichuan (province)  ............  Sichuan (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Chengdu (inhabited place)  ................  Chengdu (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)
regional capital (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Shu-Han .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, Asia, China) [8711838]

Sources and Contributors:
成都..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chengdu..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 44
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 248
Chengdu Shi..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) Accessed 05/28/2002.
Chengtu..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 44
Ch'eng-tu..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 257
Ch'eng-tu-hsien..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003)
Ch'eng-tu-shih..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003)
Hua-yang..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003)
Tschengtu..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-79
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1900349
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) Accessed 05/28/2002.
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-79
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 44
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 248; 257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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