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ID: 1061931
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 17 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.2833  decimal degrees
Long: 004 08 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.1333  decimal degrees

Note: Castrojeriz is one of the pilgrimage sites on route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, home of the shrine dedicated to Saint James, the patron saint of Spain. The symbol of Saint James, the scalloped shell, became the primary symbol representing pilgrims. Various pilgrimage routes in the autonomous communities of Aragon, Navarre, and León correspond to old Roman roads built in the northern portion of the Iberian Peninsula. Historic sites in Castrojeriz include a 9th-century castle, the Collegiate Church of Santa María, the Church of San Juan, the Church of Santiago, and the Monastery of San Antón.

Names:
Castrojeriz (preferred,C,V)
Castrogeriz (NA,V)
Castle-Fritz (H,O)
Quatre Souris (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Spain (nation)  ........  Spain (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Castilla y León (autonomous community)  ............  Castilla y León (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Burgos (province)  ................  Burgos (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Castrojeriz (inhabited place)  ....................  Castrojeriz (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Castle-Fritz..........  [VP]
.......................  Shaver-Crandell and Gerson, Pilgrim's Guide to Santiago de Compostela (1995) 163
Castrogeriz..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Castrojeriz..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Quatre Souris..........  [VP]
..........................  Shaver-Crandell and Gerson, Pilgrim's Guide to Santiago de Compostela (1995) 163
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -377245
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Shaver-Crandell and Gerson, Pilgrim's Guide to Santiago de Compostela (1995) 163
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Shaver-Crandell and Gerson, Pilgrim's Guide to Santiago de Compostela (1995) 163

 

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