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ID: 1048116
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 54 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.9000  decimal degrees
Long: 005 39 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 5.6500  decimal degrees

Note: Smallest of the eleven Frisian towns. Fortified in the 13th century and granted a charter in 1426. Withstood enemy attacks in 1420 and 1486, but razed by the Burgundians in 1523.

Names:
Sloten (preferred,C,V,Dutch,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Netherlands (nation)  ........  Netherlands (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Friesland (province)  ............  Friesland (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Sloten (inhabited place)  ................  Sloten (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)  ............  chartered in 1426

Sources and Contributors:
Sloten..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 185
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2153163
..................  Phaidon Art Guide: Holland (1987) 219
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 185
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Phaidon Art Guide: Holland (1987) 219

 

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