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ID: 7003120
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 008 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 8.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Part of the Roman Empire from 1st cen. BCE; established as a political unit by 10th cen.; went to Savoy in 1045; supported feudal states in 12th cen.; was nominal fief of Holy Roman Empire through Middle Ages; held by house of Savoy into 19th cen.

Names:
Piemonte (preferred,C,V,Italian-P,U,N)  ............ some form of this name has been used for the area since 13th cen., refers to location at foot of mountains
Piedmont (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Piedmontese (C,O,English,U,A)
Regione Piemonte (C,V)
IT12 (C,V,FIPS)
Pedemons (C,V)
Pedemontium (C,V)
Piemonte, Regione (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italy (nation)  ........  Italy (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Piedmont (region (administrative division))  ............  Piedmont (region (administrative division)) (P)

Place Types:
region (administrative division) (preferred, C)  ............  part of kingdom of Italy from 1861
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
IT12..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pedemons..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pedemontium..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Piedmont..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 736-737
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Piedmontese..........  [VP]
.......................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Piemonte..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:736-737
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Piemonte, Regione..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Regione Piemonte..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 736-737; 2:736-737
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -124710
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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