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ID: 7003116
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bregenz (inhabited place)  Bregenz (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 31 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.5167  decimal degrees
Long: 009 46 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 9.7667  decimal degrees

Note: Was a Celtic settlement, then a Roman station. The town ruled by counts of Bregenz in Middle Ages, later by counts of Montfort, and then controlled by Hapsburgs from 1523. It was stormed by Swedes in 1647. Ruled by Bavaria from 1804-1814.

Names:
Bregenz (preferred,C,V)
Brigantium (H,V)  ............ Roman

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Austria (nation)  ........  Austria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Vorarlberg (state)  ............  Vorarlberg (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Bregenz (inhabited place)  ................  Bregenz (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Raetia (historical region)  ........  Raetia (historical region) (P,H) from 15 BCE
Hierarchy of Bregenz (inhabited place)  ............  Bregenz (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by Celts, later was a major medieval center
city (C)  ............  from 1200
state capital (C)
fortified settlement (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Bregenz..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 33
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 174
Brigantium..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 174
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 33
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 174
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Baedekers: Austria (1929)
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 174

 

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