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ID: 7059175
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7059175

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Vat Phou (ruins)  Vat Phou (ruins)

Coordinates:
Lat: 14 51 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 14.8500  decimal degrees
Long: 105 49 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 105.8300  decimal degrees

Note: Deserted Hindu temple complex situated near the Lancang Jiang river and associated with the Khmer Empire; named an UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the surrounding ruins in 2001.

Names:
Vat Phou (preferred,C,V)
Ban Vat Phou (C,V)
Phāsāt hin Vat Phū (C,V,LC,O)
Vat Phū (C,V)
Wat Phu (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Lao (nation)  ........  Lao (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Champasak (province)  ............  Champasak (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Vat Phou (ruins)  ................  Vat Phou (ruins) (P)

Place Types:
ruins (preferred, C)
religious center (H)  ............  8th - 12th century
deserted settlement (C)
World Heritage Site (C)  ............  since 2001

Sources and Contributors:
Ban Vat Phou..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 July 2010
Phāsāt hin Vat Phū..........  [VP]
...................................  Library of Congress Name Authority File 2001008827, accessed 27 July 2010
Vat Phou..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 July 2010
Vat Phū..........  [VP]
.................  Library of Congress Name Authority File 2001008827, accessed 27 July 2010
Wat Phu..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 358
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Grove Art Online (2008-) In "Laos: History"; accessed 27 July 2010
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 July 2010
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 358
..................  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 27 July 2010
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) In "Champasak"; accessed 27 July 2010
..........  Grove Art Online (2008-) In "Laos: History"; accessed 27 July 2010
..........  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 27 July 2010

 

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