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ID: 1002001
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Roraima (state)  Roraima (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 01 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 1.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 061 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -61.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Covered with sparsely inhabited rain forest; some gold & diamonds are panned in streams; in 1970s N part of state was designated a reserve for Yanomano Indians, the nation's largest remaining isolated tribal group.

Names:
Roraima (preferred,C,V,Spanish)
Estado de Roraima (C,V,O,Spanish)
BR25 (C,U,FIPS)
Território do Rio Branco (C,U)
Estado do Roraima (C,U)
Rio Branco (H,V)  ............ from 1943-1962
Roraima, Território de (H,V)

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 Roraima (state)  ............  Roraima (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 Norte (region (geographic))  ............  Norte (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Roraima (state)  ................  Roraima (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  status raised from territory January 1, 1990
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
jungle (C)
territory (H)  ............  from 1943-1990

Sources and Contributors:
BR25..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Estado de Roraima..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3662560
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -667043
Estado do Roraima..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3662560
Rio Branco..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 177
Roraima..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 177-178
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3662560
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -667043
Roraima, Território de..........  [VP]
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Território do Rio Branco..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3662560
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -667043
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 177; X, 177-178
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3662560
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -667043
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roraima
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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