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ID: 1000690
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000690

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 086 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -86.1667  decimal degrees

Note: SW Nicaragua; despite being smallest department in nation it has the highest population density; coffee is grown on slopes of Masaya Volcano; other crops include corn, tobacco, cotton, vegetables & flowers.

Names:
Masaya (preferred,C,V)
Masaya, Departamento de (C,V)
Masaya department (C,O,display)

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 Masaya (department)  ............  Masaya (department) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Masaya..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 907
Masaya, Departamento de..........  [VP]
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Masaya department..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 907
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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