Toponimia: herencia cultural

The article expose about the meaning and importance of geographical names or toponymy, thus some implications, problems and suggestions for the research to regional and local scale. In addition it emphasizes on the need of standardization for toponymy on the decisions and orders from the official au...

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Main Author: Bedoya Benítez, Eduardo
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2013
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/herencia/article/view/10004
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/20194
Summary: The article expose about the meaning and importance of geographical names or toponymy, thus some implications, problems and suggestions for the research to regional and local scale. In addition it emphasizes on the need of standardization for toponymy on the decisions and orders from the official authorities. Therefore the public corporation “Comisión Nacional de Nomenclatura” is taking care of cultural values that surround this thematic.