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ID: 7000932
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000932

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Nakhon Ratchasima (province)  Nakhon Ratchasima (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 15.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 102 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 102.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Area has been inhabited since ancient times, evidenced by many ruins on the Mae Nam Mun; although conquered by Cambodia briefly on several occasions, has generally belonged to Thailand since 14th century.

Names:
Nakhon Ratchasima (preferred,C,V)
Nakhon Ratchasima, Changwat (C,V)
Changwat Nakhon Ratchasima (C,V)
Khorat (C,V)
Korat (C,V)
Nakhon Ratchasima province (C,O)
จังหวัดนครราชสีมา (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Thailand (nation)  ........  Thailand (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Nakhon Ratchasima (province)  ............  Nakhon Ratchasima (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  part of Thailand since 14th century
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
จังหวัดนครราชสีมา..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 November 2014
Changwat Nakhon Ratchasima..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 November 2014
Khorat..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 808
Korat..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 808
Nakhon Ratchasima..........  [VP]
................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 645
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 November 2014
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 808
Nakhon Ratchasima, Changwat..........  [VP Preferred]
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 491
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Nakhon Ratchasima province..........  [VP]
...............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 645
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 491
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 November 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 808
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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