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ID: 7007872
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 01 43 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.0287  decimal degrees
Long: 004 06 04 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.1011  decimal degrees

Note: Dendermonde is a town located at the confluence of the Dender and Schelde Rivers in the Belgian province of Oost-Vlaanderen. Throughout its history it served as a garrison town variously for Austrian, French, Dutch, German, and Belgian troops, and also was besieged many times. The town repulsed a siege of Louis XIV in 1667 by opening its dikes. The Duke of Marlborough took it in 1706. It suffered much looting and destruction in the German invasion of September, 1914. Its main industry is textile production. The 2003 population was estimated at 43,300.

Names:
Dendermonde (preferred,C,V)
Termonde (C,O)

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 East Flanders (province)  ................  East Flanders (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Dendermonde (inhabited place)  ....................  Dendermonde (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a medieval center
town (C)
battlefield (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Dendermonde..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 236
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 54
.......................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Termonde..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 325
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 236
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1956764
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 54
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 325
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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