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ID: 7000848
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000848

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Phôngsali (province)  Phôngsali (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 21 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 21.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 102 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 102.3330  decimal degrees

Note: Northernmost province in the nation; borders China and Vietnam; scene of fighting during WW I between colonial French and Chinese bandits; administered by French military until 1947; contains unexploited deposits of anthracite and copper.

Names:
Phôngsali (preferred,C,V)
Phôngsali, Khouèng (C,V)
Khouèng Phôngsali (C,V)
Phongsaly (C,V)
Fong Sali, Khouèng (C,V)
Phôngsali province (C,O)
Phong Saly (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Lao (nation)  ........  Lao (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Phôngsali (province)  ............  Phôngsali (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Fong Sali, Khouèng..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Khouèng Phôngsali..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
Phôngsali..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 352-353
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 394
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
Phôngsali, Khouèng..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Phôngsali province..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Phong Saly..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 394
Phongsaly..........  [VP]
....................  Embassy of Laos, Laos (1995)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 352-353
..................  Embassy of Laos, Laos (1995)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 394
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 January 2015
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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