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ID: 6001522
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Comtat Venaissin (historical region)  Comtat Venaissin (historical region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 004 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Region of southeast France in modern Vaucluse; originally inhabited by Gallic Cavari tribe; prospered under Romans; held by Counts of Toulouse; ceded by Raymond VII in 1229 to Pope Gregory IX; Papal state until 1791 when passed to Francenby plebiscite.

Names:
Comtat Venaissin (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Comtat Venaissin (historical region)  ............  Comtat Venaissin (historical region) (P,H)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)
state (H)  ............  during 15th cen.-1589

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Carpentras .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Vaucluse) [7008801]
historical connection ....  Vaucluse .......... (department)
........................................  (World, Europe, France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) [7008006]

Sources and Contributors:
Comtat Venaissin..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 199
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 199
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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