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ID: 1074314
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1074314

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tsuen Wan (inhabited place)  Tsuen Wan (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 22 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 22.3667  decimal degrees
Long: 114 06 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 114.1000  decimal degrees

Note: City had only 3,000 inhabitants prior to British acquisition in 1898; industrial development progressed in 1930s, continued with arrival of Shanghai industrialists in late 1940s.

Names:
Tsuen Wan (preferred,C,V)
Quanwan (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Zhongguo (nation)  ........  Zhongguo (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity)  ............  Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity) (P)
Hierarchy of Tsuen Wan (inhabited place)  ................  Tsuen Wan (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Zhongguo (nation)  ........  Zhongguo (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity)  ............  Hong Kong (semi-independent political entity) (P)
Hierarchy of New Territories (area)  ................  New Territories (area) (P)
Hierarchy of Tsuen Wan (inhabited place)  ....................  Tsuen Wan (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  small town prior to British acquisition, developed during 1930s
city (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Quanwan..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-179
Tsuen Wan..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 202
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-179
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 202
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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