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ID: 7007709
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of North Carolina (state)  North Carolina (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 080 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -80.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited since 14,000 BCE; Catawba, Cherokee and others were here when Europeans arrived 16th-17th cen., last group was forced out in 1830s; had internal strife due to divided loyalties during the American Revolution; joined the Confederacy in Civil War.

Names:
North Carolina (preferred,C,V)  ............ larger area was originally called "Carolina," referring to King Charles I of England who first granted the land in 1629
NC (C,O,USPS)
Caroline du Nord (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of North Carolina (state)  ............  North Carolina (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since November 21, 1789
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Raleigh .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, North Carolina, Wake county) [7013949]

Sources and Contributors:
Caroline du Nord..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-30
NC..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
North Carolina..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:669-670
.............................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:342
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000333
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 669-670; 2:669-670
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 342; 29:342
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-30
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000333
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984)

 

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