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ID: 7001851
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001851

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 19 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 22.3167  decimal degrees
Long: 114 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 114.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on W shore of Kowloon peninsula; important commercial town connected by rail with Canton; ceded to British in 1860.

Names:
Kowloon (preferred,C,V)
Kaolun (C,V)
Kaulung (C,V)
Kaulun (C,V)
Jiulong (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of China (nation)  ........  China (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity)  ............  Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity) (P)
Hierarchy of Kowloon (inhabited place)  ................  Kowloon (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of China (nation)  ........  China (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity)  ............  Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity) (P)
Hierarchy of Kowloon and New Kowloon (area)  ................  Kowloon and New Kowloon (area) (P)
Hierarchy of Kowloon (inhabited place)  ....................  Kowloon (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Jiulong..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-80
Kaolun..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-83
Kaulun..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 627
Kaulung..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 627
Kowloon..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 104
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-80; I-83
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 104
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 627
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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