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ID: 4004675
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/4004675

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Guyenne (general region)  Guyenne (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 001 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Historic region in southwestern France. It corresponds to the modern d├ępartement of Gironde and to most of the d├ępartements of Lot-et-Garonne, Dordogne, Lot, and Aveyron. From Roman times until the Middle Ages, the region of Guyenne was simply part of the region of Aquitaine, of which the name Guyenne is a corruption. Guyenne merged with Gascony during the centuries before the French Revolution in the gouvernement of Guyenne-et-Gascogne. It was under English control in the Middle Ages. It disappeared as a political entity after the Revolution.

Names:
Guyenne (preferred,C,V)  ............ a corruption of Aquitaine that came into usage in the 10th century
Guienne (C,V)  ............ a corruption of Aquitaine that came into usage in the 10th century

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Guyenne (general region)  ............  Guyenne (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
region (geographic) (C)
region (administrative division) (H)

Related geographic places:
historical connection ....  Gascogne .......... (historical region)
........................................  (World, Europe, France) [7017241]
related to ....  Aquitaine .......... (former administrative division)
..................  (World, Europe, France) [7002878]
related to ....  Gallia Aquitania .......... (province)
..................  (World, Europe, Gaul) [7030318]

Sources and Contributors:
Guienne..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 359
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Guyenne..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 585
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 359
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 585
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 13 January 2015
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1431241
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 29 June 2004

 

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