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ID: 7003608
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003608

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 011 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 11.5000  decimal degrees

Note: The county commune of Vestsjælland was located in the west of Zealand, Denmark, created in 1970 from the former counties of Sorø and Holbæk. The land in the county was fertile and supports crop raising, pig farming, and dairying. The county seat was Soro. The 2004 population estimate was 302,200. In 2007, all counties in Denmark were eliminated and five large regions created.

Names:
Vestsjælland (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Vestsjælland (Danish-P,U,N)
Vestjaelland (C,V)
Vestsjaelland (C,V)
Vestsjællands (C,V)

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

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

Sources and Contributors:
Vestjaelland..........  [GRLPSC]
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
Vestsjælland..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 21 Jan. 2004
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 53
Vestsjaelland..........  [BHA, GRLPSC]
..........................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Vestsjællands..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 21 Jan. 2004
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 July 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 53
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 8 July 2014
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 21 Jan. 2004

 

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