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ID: 1021303
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1021303

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Curitiba (inhabited place)  Curitiba (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 25 25 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -25.4167  decimal degrees
Long: 049 25 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -49.4167  decimal degrees

Note: Located at headwaters of Rio Iguaçu; city has had steady population & economic growth since 1940s; manufactures paper, furniture, textiles, cement, tobacco, & lumber; seat of Universidade Católica do Paraná.

Names:
Curitiba (preferred,C,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 Paraná (state)  ............  Paraná (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Curitiba (inhabited place)  ................  Curitiba (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in in 1654
city (C)
state capital (C)  ............  since 1854
commercial center (C)
episcopal see (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Curitiba..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 800
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 51
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 800
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 51
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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