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ID: 7004560
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004560

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 135 12 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 135.2000  decimal degrees

Note: Located along N shore of Ōsaka Bay; is famed as ancient cultural & religious center; Hiogo was prominent port of Ashikaga period 14th-16th cen. under powerful shogunate; flourished 19th cen.; damaged in WW II; devastated by earthquake in 1995.

Names:
Kōbe (preferred,C,V)
Kobe (C,V,English-P,U,N)

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  ancient port thrived from 14th cen.; Kōbe absorbed Hyōgo in 1878
city (C)
regional capital (C)
port (C)
trade center (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  manufactures steel, rubber, textiles & books
educational center (C)
shipbuilding center (C)
fishing community (H)  ............  until Restoration, 1868

Sources and Contributors:
Kōbe..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 484
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 102
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 619
Kobe..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Death Toll, New York Times (1995)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 484
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Death Toll, New York Times (1995)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 102
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 619
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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