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ID: 7002190
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002190

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 22.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 098 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 98.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Mountainous state of northwest Myanmā, bordered by China, Laos and Thailand; original Shan States flourished 12th-16th centuries; under Burmese government continued ethnic insurgencies and revolts; principal town Taunggyi.

Names:
Shan State (preferred,C,V,display)
Shan (C,V)
Shan States (C,O)
BM11 (C,O,FIPS)
Shan State North-East Special, District (H,O)
North-East Special District (H,O)
Federated Shan States (H,O)

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

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  states federated 1922-1948; reconstituted as one administrative unit, 1948
first level subdivision (C)
principality (H)  ............  under British India, 1887-ca. 1935

Sources and Contributors:
BM11..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 03/31/99
Federated Shan States..........  [VP]
......................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1104
North-East Special District..........  [VP]
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Shan..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 584
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 25
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1104
Shan 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
Shan State North-East Special, District..........  [VP]
.................................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Shan States..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 354
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1104
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 584
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  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
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 354
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 193, map
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1104
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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