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ID: 7001331
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001331

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 58 15 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.9700  decimal degrees
Long: 126 33 16 E  degrees minutes   Long: 126.5540  decimal degrees

Note: Town formerly designated as "special district" for administrative purposes.

Names:
Kaesŏng (preferred,C,V)
Kaesong (C,V)
Kaijo (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of North Korea (nation)  ........  North Korea (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of South Hwanghae (province)  ............  South Hwanghae (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Kaesŏng (inhabited place)  ................  Kaesŏng (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Kaesŏng..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 94
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 580
Kaesong..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 346
Kaijo..........  [VP]
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 19 February 2019
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 94
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 346
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 580
 
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English .......... [VP]
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