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ID: 1038158
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Alsdorf (inhabited place)  Alsdorf (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 53 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.8833  decimal degrees
Long: 006 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 6.1667  decimal degrees

Note: The town of Alsdorf is located northeast of Aachen in the northwestern German state of North Rhine-Westphalia in the district of Cologne. The town is a coal-mining and industrial center that produces chemicals and textiles. Since 1976 it has produce music compact disks. The estimated population for 2004 was 46,500.

Names:
Alsdorf (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Alsdorf (German,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Germany (nation)  ........  Germany (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of North Rhine-Westphalia (state)  ............  North Rhine-Westphalia (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Alsdorf (inhabited place)  ................  Alsdorf (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Alsdorf..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 11
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 39
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1738421
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 11
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 39
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 39

 

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