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ID: 7008005
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 24 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.4000  decimal degrees
Long: 002 42 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 2.7000  decimal degrees

Note: Site of one of largest residences built by kings of France; palace is noted for work by famed artists; town was site of signing of Edict of Nantes by Louis XIV in 1685; became popular resort for Parisians in 19th century; scene of Napoleon's abdication in 1814.

Names:
Fontainebleau (preferred,C,V)
Fountainebleau (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Île-de-France (region (administrative division))  ............  Île-de-France (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Seine-et-Marne (department)  ................  Seine-et-Marne (department) (P)
Hierarchy of Fontainebleau (inhabited place)  ....................  Fontainebleau (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Île-de-France (historical region)  ............  Île-de-France (historical region) (P)
Hierarchy of Fontainebleau (inhabited place)  ................  Fontainebleau (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was thriving center in the 17th century
town (C)
educational center (C)
cultural center (C)  ............  flourished during the 16th century
historic site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Fontainebleau..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..........................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 4:866
..........................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 67
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 404
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 404
Fountainebleau..........  [VP]
.............................  Musée et Domaine nationaux du Château de Fountainebleau (2002)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 4; 866; 4:866
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  Musée et Domaine nationaux du Château de Fountainebleau (2002)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 67
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 404
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 404
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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