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ID: 7005439
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005439

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Paraíba (state)  Paraíba (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 07 15 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -7.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 036 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -36.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Name is Tupí Amerindian meaning "arm of the river"; large scale slave labor site for sugar plantations begun in 16th cen.; since 18th cen., economy based on cotton production; industrialized in 1960s to accomodate textile & machinery production.

Names:
Paraíba (preferred,C,V,English)
Paraíba (Spanish)
Paraíba (Portuguese)
Estado da Paraíba (C,V,O)
Paraíba, Estado da (C,V)
Parahyba (C,V)
Parahyba do Norte (C,V)
Parahiba do Norte (C,V)
BR17 (C,U,FIPS)
Estado de Paraíba (C,U,Spanish)
Estado do Paraíba (C,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Paraíba (state)  ............  Paraíba (state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Nordeste (region (geographic))  ............  Nordeste (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Paraíba (state)  ................  Paraíba (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)

Sources and Contributors:
BR17..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Estado da Paraíba..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3393098
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -659305
Estado de Paraíba..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3393098
Estado do Paraíba..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3393098
Parahiba do Norte..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3393098
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -659305
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Parahyba..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 139
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3393098
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -659305
Parahyba do Norte..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 139
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3393098
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -659305
Paraíba..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 139
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3393098
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2013
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -659305
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Paraíba, Estado da..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 139
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3393098
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -659305
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Para%C3%ADba
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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