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ID: 7003469
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003469

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 012 05 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 12.0833  decimal degrees

Note: The county commune of Roskilde on the eastern part of the island of Zealand was created in 1970 from the Roskilde county council district of the former Copenhagen county, and northern portion of the former Praestø county. The county measured some 344 square miles. The 2004 estimated population was 224,700. In 2007, all counties in Denmark were eliminated and five large regions created.

Names:
Roskilde (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Roskilde (Danish-P,U,N)
Røkilde (C,V)
Roskilde county (C,O,display,English,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Denmark (nation)  ........  Denmark (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Roskilde (former administrative division)  ............  Roskilde (former administrative division) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Denmark (nation)  ........  Denmark (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sjælland (island)  ............  Sjælland (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Roskilde (former administrative division)  ................  Roskilde (former administrative division) (P)

Place Types:
former administrative division (preferred, C)
county (H)  ............  established 1970
first level subdivision (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Røkilde..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
Roskilde..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 53
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Roskilde county..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  LC Name Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) Roskilde amt (Denmark) NAF 85017196 , accessed 20 Jan. 2004
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 July 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 53
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 8 July 2014
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 20 Jan. 2004

 

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