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ID: 7017121
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7017121

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of San Paolo (inhabited place)  San Paolo (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 23 33 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -23.5500  decimal degrees
Long: 046 39 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -46.6500  decimal degrees

Note: Largest city on continent; built on site of an old Amerindian village; independence from Portugal claimed here by Dom Pedro I in 1822; experienced major growth in late 19th cen.; cultural & intellectual center with museums, libraries & universities.

Names:
São Paulo (preferred,C,V)
San Paolo (C,U,English-P)
סן פאולו (C,U,Hebrew )

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 São Paulo (state)  ............  São Paulo (state) (P)
Hierarchy of San Paolo (inhabited place)  ................  San Paolo (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Portuguese Jesuit priests in 1554 on site of earlier village
city (C)  ............  since 1681
state capital (C)
municipality (C)
commercial center (C)
cultural center (C)
educational center (C)
industrial center (C)
mining center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
סן פאולו..........  [IMJ]
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
San Paolo..........  [IMJ Preferred]
....................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
São Paulo..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 830
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 439
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 176
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, IMJ, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 830
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 439
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 176
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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