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ID: 1001942
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001942

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Rio de Janeiro (state)  Rio de Janeiro (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -22.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 042 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -42.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Was seat of political activity & early Brazilian Empire from 16th cen.; merged with former Guanabara state in 1975; has one of the highest urbanization rates in nation; noted for vast beaches.

Names:
Rio de Janeiro (preferred,C,V,English)
Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese)
Estado do Rio de Janeiro (C,V,O,English)
Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese-P)
Rio de Janeiro, Estado do (C,V)
Estado do Rio (C,V,Portuguese)
Rio de Janeiro state (C,O)
BR21 (C,U,FIPS)
Estado de Río de Janeiro (C,U,Spanish)
Río de Janeiro (C,U,Spanish)
State of Rio de Janeiro (C,U,English)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Rio de Janeiro (state)  ............  Rio de Janeiro (state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sudeste (region (geographic))  ............  Sudeste (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Rio de Janeiro (state)  ................  Rio de Janeiro (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1889
first level subdivision (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)
agricultural land (H)  ............  from from 16th-19th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
BR21..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Estado de Río de Janeiro..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3451189
Estado do Rio..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3451189
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -666611
Estado do Rio de Janeiro..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3451189
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -666611
Rio de Janeiro..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 81-82
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3451189
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -666611
Río de Janeiro..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3451189
Rio de Janeiro, Estado do..........  [VP]
............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Rio de Janeiro state..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
State of Rio de Janeiro..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3451189
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 81-82
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3451189
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -666611
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_de_Janeiro_(state)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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