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ID: 7002081
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002081

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Jiangsu (province)  Jiangsu (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 33 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 33.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 119 50 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 119.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Deltaic plain located at the mouth of the Yangtze; one of smallest and most densely populated provinces; formerly part of Nanking province under Ming dynasty; headquarters 1853-1854 during Taiping Rebellion; increased in importance with growth of Shanghai.

Names:
Jiangsu (preferred,C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Kiangsu (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Chiang-su (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
CH04 (C,V,FIPS,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Chiang-su Sheng (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Jiangsu Sheng (C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Kiangsu Province (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
江苏 (C,V,Chinese,U)
江苏省 (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 Jiangsu (province)  ............  Jiangsu (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  since 18th cen.
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
江苏..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
江苏省..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
CH04..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chiang-su..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 340
Chiang-su Sheng..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Jiangsu..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-80
Jiangsu Sheng..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kiangsu..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 609
Kiangsu Province..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1911691
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-80
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 340
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 609
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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