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ID: 7000998
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000998

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Inch'ŏn (inhabited place)  Inch'ŏn (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 28 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.4667  decimal degrees
Long: 126 38 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 126.6333  decimal degrees

Note: Major port for Sŏul (40 km ENE) & connected to that city by subway; site of Japanese-Russian battles 1904; site where General MacArthur landed as head of UN forces 1950; maintains role as regional capital for Inch'ōn special city.

Names:
Inch'ŏn (preferred,C,V)
Inchŏn (C,V)
Inchon (C,V)
Intschön (C,O)
Chemulpo (H,V)
Jinsen (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of South Korea (nation)  ........  South Korea (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Incheon (special city)  ............  Incheon (special city) (P)
Hierarchy of Inch'ŏn (inhabited place)  ................  Inch'ŏn (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
regional capital (C)  ............  of Kyŏnggi-do, until 1981; of Inch'ŏn special city
port (C)
treaty port (H)  ............  opened 1883
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Chemulpo..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 345
Inch'ŏn..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 653, n.1
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 283
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 534
Inchon..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 345
Inchŏn..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 89
Intschön..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-77
Jinsen..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 345
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 653, n.1
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 283
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-77
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 89
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 345
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 534
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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