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ID: 7002212
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002212

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 19.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 094 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 94.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Coastal state of western Myanm&01a, bordered by Bangladesh; area conquered by Burmese 1784; site of several WW II battles between Allies and Japan; industry includes rice and tobacco growing; principal town Sittwe.

Names:
Rakhine State (preferred,C,V)
Rakhine (C,V)
Arakan (C,V)
Arakan State (C,V)
Arakan Division (C,V)
Rahkaing (C,V)
Yagaing Taing (C,V)
BM01 (C,O,FIPS)

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

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
kingdom (H)  ............  Muslim, 14th-15th cen.
annex (H)  ............  of British India, 1826-1886

Sources and Contributors:
Arakan..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 25
Arakan Division..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 28 October 2014
Arakan State..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 193, map
BM01..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 03/31/99
Rahkaing..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 28 October 2014
Rakhine..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-143
Rakhine State..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 28 October 2014
..........................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Yagaing Taing..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 28 October 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 28 October 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 03/31/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-143
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 25
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 193, map
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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