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ID: 7004499
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004499

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 23 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.3833  decimal degrees
Long: 132 27 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 132.4500  decimal degrees

Note: Military headquarters in wars of 1894-1895, 1900 & 1904-1905; devastated by first atomic bomb used in warfare, dropped by USA in 1945; bombing contributed to surrender of Japan; largely rebuilt since 1950.

Names:
Hiroshima (preferred,C,V)
Hiroschima (C,V)
Hirosima (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Japan (nation)  ........  Japan (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Hiroshima (prefecture)  ............  Hiroshima (prefecture) (P)
Hierarchy of Hiroshima (inhabited place)  ................  Hiroshima (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded end of 16th cen.
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Hiroschima..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-72
Hiroshima..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 83
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 506
Hirosima..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-72
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 83
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 506
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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