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ID: 7002187
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002187

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kayah State (state)  Kayah State (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 19.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 097 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 97.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Mountainous state of eastern Myanmā, bordered by Thailand; comprises former feudal states Kantarawadi, Bawlake, and Kyebogyi; people are ethnic Karens, an Indo-Chinese tribe; Kayah not part of British Burma but administered by own chiefs until 1947.

Names:
Kayah State (preferred,C,V,display)  ............ name changed from Karenni, 1952
Kayah (C,V)
BM06 (C,O,FIPS)
Karenni State (H,O)  ............ name changed to Kayah, 1952

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Myanmar (nation)  ........  Myanmar (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kayah State (state)  ............  Kayah State (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  gained statehood 1947, as Karenni State
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
BM06..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 03/31/99
Karenni State..........  [VP]
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 591
Kayah..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 25
Kayah State..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 28 October 2014
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 25
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 193, map
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 03/31/99
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 25
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 25
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 193, map
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 591
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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