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ID: 7001806
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001806

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 17 37 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.2937  decimal degrees
Long: 120 09 41 E  degrees minutes   Long: 120.1614  decimal degrees

Note: Center of rice culture & silk manufacture; considered one of finest cities of China; devastated in Taiping Rebellion 1861; opened to foreign trade 1896; controlled by Japanese 1937-1945; fell to Communist forces 1949.

Names:
Hangzhou (preferred,C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Hangchow (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Hang-Tcheou (C,V)
Hangtschou (C,V)
Hang-chou (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Hanchow-fu (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Hang (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Hang-chou-shih (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Hang-hsien (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
杭州 (C,V,Chinese,U)
Kinsai (H,O)  ............ as known to Marco Polo

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 606 AD
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
industrial center (C)
trade center (C)
educational center (C)
national capital (H)  ............  during late Sung dynasty 1100s
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
杭州..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Hanchow-fu..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Hang..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Hang-chou..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
Hang-chou-shih..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Hangchow..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 257
Hang-hsien..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Hang-Tcheou..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-69
Hangtschou..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-69
Hangzhou..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 80
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
Kinsai..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 486
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1908366
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-69
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 80
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 257; 486
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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