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ID: 1043054
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 006 27 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -6.4500  decimal degrees

Note: The county of Wexford in the southeastern Irish province of Leinster consists of lowlands and glacial moraines, and borders the Irish Sea on the south and east. Once inhabited by Danes. Anglo-Normans landed in 1169. It was dominated by the MacMurrough Kavanagh clan in the 16th century, and the British leader Oliver Cromwell's forces invaded in 1649. Over three-fifths of the population live on the land, and farming is the main economic activity, principally of cattle and cereal crops such as wheat. The 2003 estimated population was 118,700.

Names:
Wexford (preferred,C,V,English,U,N)
Loch Garman (C,V,Irish Gaelic,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ireland (nation)  ........  Ireland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Leinster (province)  ............  Leinster (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Wexford (county)  ................  Wexford (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Wexford (inhabited place)  ....................  Wexford (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Loch Garman..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-99
Wexford..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 20 October 2003
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 215
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 20 October 2003
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-99
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 215
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 20 Oct. 2003

 

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