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ID: 1001553
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001553

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Sumatera Barat (province)  Sumatera Barat (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 01 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -1.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 100 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 100.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Settled by immigrants from India 2nd century; incorporated into Buddhist ƚrivijaya Empire which prospered on the southern end of Sumatera island from 7th century; Hindu-Malay kingdom of Minangkabau came into existence 1300s; occupied by Japanese during WW II.

Names:
Sumatera Barat (preferred,C,V)
Provinsi Sumatera Barat (C,V)
West Sumatera (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Indonesia (nation)  ........  Indonesia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sumatera Barat (province)  ............  Sumatera Barat (province) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Indonesia (nation)  ........  Indonesia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sumatra (island)  ............  Sumatra (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Sumatera Barat (province)  ................  Sumatera Barat (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  incorporated into Republic of Indonesia 1950
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Provinsi Sumatera Barat..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 25 September 2014
Sumatera Barat..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 382
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 25 September 2014
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 18
West Sumatera..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 382
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 382
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 25 September 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 18
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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