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ID: 7002888
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 46 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.7660  decimal degrees
Long: 006 08 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 6.1330  decimal degrees

Note: Part of Paris Basin except for the massif of the Vosges in the east; contains large iron ore deposits; population is heavily concentrated along Moselle river between Nancy and Thionville; see also the historical region of Lorraine.

Names:
Lorraine (preferred,C,V,French,U)
Lorraine ()
Région Lorraine (C,V,French,U)
Région Lorraine ()
Lothringen (C,V)
FRB2 (C,V,FIPS,French,U)
Lorraine, Région (C,V,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 Lorraine (region (administrative division))  ............  Lorraine (region (administrative division)) (P)

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

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Lorraine .......... (historical region)
..................................  (World, Europe) [7024272]

Sources and Contributors:
FRB2..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Lorraine..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 211
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 19; 427
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 15 April 1999
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 April 2014
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 67
Lorraine, Région..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Lothringen..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-101
Région Lorraine..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 April 2014
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 211
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 19; 427
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 15 April 1999
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1447857
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-101
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 67
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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