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ID: 1083203
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1083203

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Saynshand (inhabited place)  Saynshand (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 52 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.8667  decimal degrees
Long: 110 09 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 110.1500  decimal degrees

Note: Connected to Ulaanbataar by both rail and road; site of airfield; is center for surrounding camel breeding region and alabaster quarries.

Names:
Saynshand (preferred,C,V)
Sain Shanda (C,V)
Sajnšand (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mongolia (nation)  ........  Mongolia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of East Gobi Aymag (province)  ............  East Gobi Aymag (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Saynshand (inhabited place)  ................  Saynshand (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
provincial capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Sain Shanda..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 781, map
Sajnšand..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 661
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 577
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-151
Saynshand..........  [VP]
....................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 661
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 577
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 June 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 661
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 577
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-151
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 781, map
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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