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ID: 7001151
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001151

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Melilla (autonomous city)  Melilla (autonomous city)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 19 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.3167  decimal degrees
Long: 002 58 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.9667  decimal degrees

Note: Coextensive with the town of "Melilla"; located on N coast of Morocco, at a rocky peninsula that extends 25 miles into the Mediterranean Sea; physically contiguous with Morocco, but administered by Spain.

Names:
Melilla (preferred,C,V)
Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla (C,O,display)
Rusaddir (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of España (nation)  ........  España (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Melilla (autonomous city)  ............  Melilla (autonomous city) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of España (nation)  ........  España (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Plazas de Soberanía (special territory)  ............  Plazas de Soberanía (special territory) (P)
Hierarchy of Melilla (autonomous city)  ................  Melilla (autonomous city) (P)

Place Types:
autonomous city (preferred, C)  ............  Autonomous Communities were provided for in constitution of 1978, statutes were passed in 1995
first level subdivision (C)
plaza (administrative) (C)  ............  since 1995, governed by an assembly similar to those of Spain's other autonomous communities

Sources and Contributors:
Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla..........  [VP]
...............................................  Spain, Provincias (2000)
Melilla..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 610
.................  Sí, Spain (2000) accessed 05/30/2000
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 73
Rusaddir..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 748
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 610
..................  Sí, Spain (2000) accessed 05/30/2000
..................  Spain, Provincias (2000)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 73
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 748
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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