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ID: 1001555
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001555

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 2.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 099 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 99.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Included in Buddhist ƚrivijaya Empire of Palembang 7th century; part of Hindu Majapahit Empire of east Java until early 1500s; British and Dutch contended for area 17th-18th century; entirely under control of Dutch by 1903; Japanese occupation WW II.

Names:
Sumatera Utara (preferred,C,V)
Provinsi Sumatera Utara (C,V)
North Sumatra (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 Utara (province)  ............  Sumatera Utara (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 Utara (province)  ................  Sumatera Utara (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
North Sumatra..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 382-383
Provinsi Sumatera Utara..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 25 September 2014
Sumatera Utara..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 382-383
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 25 September 2014
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 18
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 382-383
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 25 September 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 18
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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