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ID: 1001889
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001889

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 06 34 58 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 6.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 003 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 3.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Was administered by British as Colony of Lagos 1914-1954; most inhabitants are Yoruban, but the population recently has grown more heterogenous.

Names:
Lagos (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Lagos state (C,O,display)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Nigeria (nation)  ........  Nigeria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Lagos (state)  ............  Lagos (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  established 1976
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Lagos..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 90
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 848
Lagos state..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 December 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 90
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 848
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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