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ID: 7007110
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007110

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 20.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 103 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -103.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Mexico's second largest city; was center for Amerindian slave trade in 16th cen.; handicraft industries are important; noted for many colonial churches & governor's palace (1743).

Names:
Guadalajara (preferred,C,V)
La Perla del Occidente (C,V)  ............ nickname

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mexico (nation)  ........  Mexico (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Jalisco (state)  ............  Jalisco (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Guadalajara (inhabited place)  ................  Guadalajara (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1531
city (C)
state capital (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  since 1940
agricultural center (C)
mining center (C)
commercial center (C)
educational center (C)
transportation center (C)
resort (C)
diocese (H)
capital (H)  ............  of New Spain, 16th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
Guadalajara..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 526
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 77
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 470
La Perla del Occidente..........  [VP]
.........................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 356
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 356
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 526
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1669612
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 77
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 470
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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