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ID: 7002448
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Northern Ireland (country)  Northern Ireland (country)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 006 45 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -6.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises the northeastern part of Ireland island, the core of the historic province of Ulster; ruled by O'Neills of Tyrone in the 16th century; when the rest of Ireland demanded home rule in late 19th century, the Protestant majority in Northern Ireland remained loyal to United Kingdom.

Names:
Northern Ireland (preferred,C,V)
Ireland, Northern (C,V)
Ulster (C,V)  ............ name is used to refer to Northern Ireland, though historic province of Ulster was larger
Irlande du Nord (C,O)
Nordirland (C,O)
Northern Irish (C,V,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern Ireland (country)  ............  Northern Ireland (country) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of British Isles (island group)  ........  British Isles (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Ireland (island)  ............  Ireland (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern Ireland (country)  ................  Northern Ireland (country) (P)

Place Types:
country (preferred, C)  ............  parliament established in 1920
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ireland, Northern..........  [GRLPSC]
................................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998)
Irlande du Nord..........  [BHA]
.............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Nordirland..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-123
Northern Ireland..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.............................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 141
Northern Irish..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Ulster..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 465-466
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 421
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 465-466
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:421; I, 421
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-123
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 141
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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