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ID: 7007940
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 007 34 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -7.5667  decimal degrees

Note: Was a Roman center; later held by Suebi, Moors & Normans; retaken by Alfonso III in 10th cen.; construction of cathedral began 1129 with later additions in Gothic, Baroque & Neoclassical styles; site of meat-packing plants.

Names:
Lugo (preferred,C,V)
Luco (C,V)
Lucus Augusti (H,V)  ............ ancient name

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an ancient center
town (C)
provincial capital (C)
commercial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Luco..........  [VP]
...........  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Lucus Augusti..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 551
Lugo..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 551
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 116
...........  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 551
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -390505
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 116
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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