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ID: 1030691
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Southend-on-Sea (inhabited place)  Southend-on-Sea (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 32 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.5333  decimal degrees
Long: 000 42 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.7000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Thames Estuary, Southend-on-Sea is the nearest seaside resort to London. Its pier (1 1/2 miles long) is the world's largest. In the early 19th century, it was popularized by Princess Caroline and Princess Charlotte of Wales. Recently, the city has attracted light industry.

Names:
Southend-on-Sea (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Southend (C,V,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Southend-on-Sea (unitary authority)  ................  Southend-on-Sea (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Southend-on-Sea (inhabited place)  ....................  Southend-on-Sea (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
tourist center (C)
resort center (C)
industrial center (C)
administrative center (C)  ............  administrative headquarters of the unitary authority of the same name since 1998
town (C)
borough (C)  ............  since 1892; county borough since 1914
regional capital (C)

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Southend-on-Sea .......... (unitary authority)
..................................  (World, Europe, United Kingdom, England) [7026579]

Sources and Contributors:
Southend..........  [VP]
.................  Hutchinson Family Encyclopedia Online
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Southend-on-Sea..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 439
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 50
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 185
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 439
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 50
..................  Hutchinson Family Encyclopedia Online
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2608219
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 185
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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