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ID: 7004736
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004736

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 08 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.1333  decimal degrees
Long: 136 53 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 136.8833  decimal degrees

Note: Major industrial center producing textiles, lumber, motor vehicles, aircraft, chemicals & ceramics; has 17th-cen. castle & Buddhist temple; was bombed heavily in World War II, but entirely reconstructed since.

Names:
Nagoya (preferred,C,V)
Nagoja (C,O)

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  known since construction of its castle, 1610
city (C)  ............  modernized after 1610
regional capital (C)
port (C)  ............  opened 1907
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Nagoja..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-118
Nagoya..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 133
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 807
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-118
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 133
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 807
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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