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ID: 7002870
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Alsace (region (administrative division))  Alsace (region (administrative division))

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 007 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 7.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Located between Rhine river and Vosges mountains; area historically has alternated between French and German rule; see also historic region, Alsace.

Names:
Alsace (preferred,C,V)
Région Alsace (C,V)
Elsass (C,V)
Elzas (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 Alsace (region (administrative division))  ............  Alsace (region (administrative division)) (P)

Place Types:
region (administrative division) (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Alsace..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 211
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XIX, 427
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 14 April 2014
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 11
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 39
Elsass..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Elzas..........  [VP]
..............  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 211
Région Alsace..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 14 April 2014
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 211
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XIX, 427
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 211
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 14 April 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 11
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 39
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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