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ID: 1003539
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1003539

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 25 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 25.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 091 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 91.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Most inhabitants are Hindu and Christians, with Muslim and Buddhist minorities; is agricultural area that produces rice, corn, millet, pepper, potatoes, cotton, jute, ginger, and fruits; there are rich deposits of coal and limestone in the area.

Names:
Meghālaya (preferred,NA,V)
State of Meghālaya (NA,V,English,U)
Meghālaya, State of (NA,V)
Meghalaya (C,V)
Abode of the Clouds (NA,V)
IN18 (NA,V,FIPS)

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

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since April 1972
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Abode of the Clouds..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
IN18..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Meghalaya..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 404
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 1011-1012
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Meghālaya..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Meghālaya, State of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
State of Meghālaya..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 404
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 1011-1012
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2104368
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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