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ID: 1048066
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 01 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.0167  decimal degrees
Long: 004 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on outskirts of 's-Gravenhage; site of Reformed Church from 14th cen.; noted for treaties of Rijswijk of 1697, that ended the War of the Grand Alliance between France & the allied forces of England, Netherlands, Spain & Holy Roman Emperor.

Names:
Rijswijk (preferred,C,V,Dutch,U)
Ryswick (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Netherlands (nation)  ........  Netherlands (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of South Holland (province)  ............  South Holland (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Rijswijk (inhabited place)  ................  Rijswijk (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a noted medieval center
town (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Rijswijk..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 165
Ryswick..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 72
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 72
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2152218
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 165
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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