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ID: 7002870
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.3330  decimal degrees
Long: 007 26 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 7.4330  decimal degrees

Note: Former administrative division (through 2016, when it was folded into the "Grand Est" region) 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,French,U)
Région Alsace (C,V,French,U)
Elsass (C,V)
Elzas (C,V)
Alsace, Région (C,V,French,U)
FRC1 (C,V,FIPS,French,U)

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 (former administrative division)  ............  Alsace (former administrative division) (P)

Place Types:
former administrative division (preferred, C)  ............  until 2016
region (administrative division) (H)
first level subdivision (H)

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
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 11
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 39
Alsace, Région..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Elsass..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Elzas..........  [VP]
..............  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 211
FRC1..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Région Alsace..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 14 April 2014
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
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
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1407264
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 11
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 39
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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