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ID: 7005449
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005449

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Chalatenango (department)  Chalatenango (department)

Coordinates:
Lat: 14 08 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 14.1333  decimal degrees
Long: 089 01 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -89.0167  decimal degrees

Note: Bordered on the south and west by Río Lempa Valley, on the north by Río Sumpul and Honduras; produces most of nation's wheat; other crops include cassava, coffee, fruits, and sesame seed; site of unrest between government forces and leftist guerrillas in early 1980s.

Names:
Chalatenango (preferred,C,V)
Chalatenango, Departamento de (C,V)
Departamento de Chalatenango (C,V)
Chalatenango department (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of El Salvador (nation)  ........  El Salvador (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Chalatenango (department)  ............  Chalatenango (department) (P)

Place Types:
department (preferred, C)  ............  formed in 1855
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Chalatenango..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 590
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 58
Chalatenango, Departamento de..........  [VP]
..................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Chalatenango department..........  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Departamento de Chalatenango..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 24 February 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 590
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 58
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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