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ID: 7002807
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Badajoz (province)  Badajoz (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.6660  decimal degrees
Long: 006 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -6.1660  decimal degrees

Note: Badajoz, the largest province in Spain, borders Portugal to its west. The summers are hot and dry and it has an almost entirely flat terrain. Badajoz is traversed east to west by the Guadiana river. The region Tierra de Barros within Badajoz, produces the most cereal, wine, and oil in Extremadura. There has been minimal exploitation of its forests.

Names:
Badajoz (preferred,C,V)
Badajoz province (C,O,display)
Provincia de Badajoz (NA,V)
Badajoz, Provincia de (NA,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Spain (nation)  ........  Spain (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Extremadura (autonomous community)  ............  Extremadura (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Badajoz (province)  ................  Badajoz (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Badajoz..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 610
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 781
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 73
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Badajoz province..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Badajoz, Provincia de..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Provincia de Badajoz..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 610
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 781
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -372125
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 73
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 2 June 2003

 

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