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ID: 1001832
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001832

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Assam (state)  Assam (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 26 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 26.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 092 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 92.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Protectorate of Great Britain at the end of Burmese War 1826; annexed to Bengal 1839; separated from Bengal 1874; with the partition of Bengal became part of Eastern Districts of Bengal 1905; detached 1912; chief physical feature is Brahmaputra valley.

Names:
Assam (preferred,C,V)
State of Assam (C,V,English,U)
Asom (NA,V)
Assam, State of (NA,V)
IN03 (NA,V,FIPS)
Ôxôm (NA,V,Assamese (transliterated),U)
অসম (NA,V,Assamese,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of India (nation)  ........  India (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Assam (state)  ............  Assam (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1950
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
অসম..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Asom..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Assam..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 40
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 54
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 640
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 16
Assam, State of..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
IN03..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Ôxôm..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
State of Assam..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 40
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 54
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 640
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2089251
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 16
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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