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ID: 1000570
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000570

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Chontales (department)  Chontales (department)

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.0833  decimal degrees
Long: 085 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -85.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Borders Boaco department to NW, Zelaya department to NE, Río San Juan department to SE & Lake Nicaragua to SW; Chontales included land of Río San Juan department until 1949; coffee, sugarcane, bananas, beans, corn & cheese are important products.

Names:
Chontales (preferred,C,V)
Chontales, Departamento de (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Nicaragua (nation)  ........  Nicaragua (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Chontales (department)  ............  Chontales (department) (P)

Place Types:
department (preferred, C)  ............  current boundaries established 1949
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Chontales..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 263
Chontales, Departamento de..........  [VP]
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 263
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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