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ID: 1001894
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001894

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Madhya Pradesh (state)  Madhya Pradesh (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 22.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 079 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 79.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Largest state in the country; part of Mauryan Empire in the 4th and 3rd century BCE; under Islāmic rule in the 11th century; annexed into the Mughal Empire in the 1500s; under Marāṭhā control by the mid-18th century; occupied by British in 1820; forest covers one third of region.

Names:
Madhya Pradesh (preferred,C,V)
State of Madhya Pradesh (C,V,English,U)
Madhya Pradesh, State of (C,V)
IN35 (NA,V,FIPS)
Central Provinces (H,O)
Central Provinces and Berar (H,O)  ............ 1903-1950

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

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1956
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Central Provinces..........  [VP]
................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 340
Central Provinces and Berar..........  [VP]
...............................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 382
IN35..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Madhya Pradesh..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 382
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 655
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Madhya Pradesh, State of..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
State of Madhya Pradesh..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 382
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 655
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2103026
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 340
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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