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ID: 7007512
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 32 01 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.5336  decimal degrees
Long: 006 17 58 W  degrees minutes   Long: -6.2994  decimal degrees

Note: Surrendered to Romans at end of Second Punic War; ruined by Visigoths 5th cen.; Moors controlled port 711-1262; taken from Moors & reconstructed by Alfonso X of Castile 1262; was base of Spanish treasure fleets after Columbus charted America in 1492.

Names:
Cádiz (preferred,C,V,Spanish,U)
Cadix (C,O)
Cadiz (NA,O,English,U)
Gades (H,V)  ............ ancient
Gadir (H,V)  ............ original
Julia Augusta Gaditana (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Spain (nation)  ........  Spain (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Andalusia (autonomous community)  ............  Andalusia (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Cádiz (province)  ................  Cádiz (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Cádiz (inhabited place)  ....................  Cádiz (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Phoenicians 1100 BC
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Cadix..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-27
Cádiz..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Blue Guide: Spain (1980) 565
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 713-714
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 37
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Cadiz..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Gades..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 713
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Gadir..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 713-714
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Julia Augusta Gaditana..........  [VP]
.........................................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Blue Guide: Spain (1980) 565
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 713; II, 713-714
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -374884
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-27
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 37
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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