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ID: 7004836
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004836

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 28 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.4667  decimal degrees
Long: 139 38 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 139.6333  decimal degrees

Note: Visited by Commodore Perry 1854; site of foreign settlement after 1859; harbor completed 1896; extraterritorial rights of foreign settlement abolished 1899; almost destroyed by earthquake & fire 1923; largely destroyed by US bombing 1945, later rebuilt.

Names:
Yokohama (preferred,C,V)
Iokoama (C,O)
Jokohama (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 Kanagawa (prefecture)  ............  Kanagawa (prefecture) (P)
Hierarchy of Yokohama (inhabited place)  ................  Yokohama (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  small fishing village greatly expanded in 19th cen.
city (C)
regional capital (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)
fishing community (H)  ............  during feudal era

Sources and Contributors:
Iokoama..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 281
Jokohama..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1579
Yokohama..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 216
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1363
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1579
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 281
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 216
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1363
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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