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ID: 1000581
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000581

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 25 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 15.4167  decimal degrees
Long: 088 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -88.0000  decimal degrees

Note: NW Honduras; borders Lake Yojoa to S & Guatemala to NW; rich soil & good rainfall have made the department an important agricultural center; chief export crop is bananas; rice, sugarcane & sweet potatoes are also grown.

Names:
Cortés (preferred,C,V)
Departamento de Cortés (C,V)
Cortés, 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 Honduras (nation)  ........  Honduras (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Cortés (department)  ............  Cortés (department) (P)

Place Types:
department (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Cortés..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 653
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2014
Cortés, Departamento de..........  [VP]
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Departamento de Cortés..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 653
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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