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ID: 7003456
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Antwerpen (province)  Antwerpen (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 004 50 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.8333  decimal degrees

Note: The province of Antwerpen is located in northern Belgiium on the frontier with the Netherlands. The area is watered by the Schelde River and its tributaries. It was once part of the old duchy of Brabant and became part of the French province of Deux-Nèthes after the French occupation of 1795. Its modern boundaries were established in 1815, although subsequently modified. It is divided into three sections, Antwerp, Mechelen, and Turnhout, with the capital at Antwerp. The 2003 estimated population is about 1,657,200.

Names:
Antwerpen (preferred,C,V,Dutch,U)
Antwerpen (Flemish,U,N)
Antwerp (C,O,English,U,N)
Antwerpen province (C,O,display)
Anvers (C,V,French,U,N)
Provincie Antwerpen (NA,V,Dutch,U)
Antwerpen, Provincie (NA,V,Dutch,U)
Anvers, Province d' (NA,V,French,U)
Province d' Anvers (NA,V,French,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Belgium (nation)  ........  Belgium (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Flanders (region (administrative division))  ............  Flanders (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Antwerpen (province)  ................  Antwerpen (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Antwerp..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 58
Antwerpen..........  [FDA, VP Preferred]
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
Antwerpen province..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Antwerpen, Provincie..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Anvers..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) "Antwerp" accessed 28 July 2003
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Anvers, Province d'..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Province d' Anvers..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Provincie Antwerpen..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [FDA, VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) "Antwerp" accessed 28 July 2003
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] source of admnistrative level of some places beneath this province
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1953259
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 58
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) "Antwerp" accessed 30 July 2003

 

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