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ID: 7003706
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003706

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 14 37 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 14.6167  decimal degrees
Long: 120 58 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 120.9667  decimal degrees

Note: Under early Spanish rule; surrounded by fortified wall until World War II; occupied by British 1762-1763; captured by US in Spanish American War 1898; taken by Japanese in 1942, and suffered damage during World War II.

Names:
Manila (preferred,C,V)
Manila, City of (C,V)
City of Manila (C,V)
Manille (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Philippines (nation)  ........  Philippines (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Manila (special city)  ............  Manila (special city) (P)
Hierarchy of Manila (inhabited place)  ................  Manila (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1571 by Legaspi
city (C)
national capital (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
commercial center (C)
transportation center (C)
educational center (C)
trade center (H)  ............  under Spanish rule

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Philippines .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Asia) [1000135]

Sources and Contributors:
City of Manila..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 April 2015
Manila..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 393
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 121
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 723
Manila, City of..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Manille..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-105
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 393
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-105
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 121
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 723
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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