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ID: 7002448
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 006 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -6.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Currently a consituent unit of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland comprises the northeastern part of Ireland island, the core of the historic province of Ulster. It was ruled by the O'Neills of Tyrone in the 16th century. When the rest of Ireland demanded home rule in the late 19th century, the Protestant majority in Northern Ireland remained loyal to United Kingdom.

Names:
Northern Ireland (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Northern Ireland ()
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
area (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)
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 141
Northern Irish..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
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)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 28 October 2015
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 28 October 2015
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2604275
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-123
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 141
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 5 November 2015
..........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 November 2015

 

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