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ID: 7008066
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 56 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.9333  decimal degrees
Long: 002 02 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 2.0333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the Seine River; noted as birthplace of Louis IX (St. Louis, born 1214); here French Catholics and Huguenots unusuccessfully tried to reconcile theirdifferences; noted for 12th-century collegiate church and Savoye House by Le Corbusier (died 1965).

Names:
Poissy (preferred,C,V)
Pinciacum (H,V)  ............ ancient name

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 Yvelines (department)  ................  Yvelines (department) (P)
Hierarchy of Poissy (inhabited place)  ....................  Poissy (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 Poissy (inhabited place)  ................  Poissy (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  inhabited since ancient times
town (C)
commune (administrative) (C)
river settlement (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Pinciacum..........  [VP]
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 963
Poissy..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 549
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 155
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 549
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 155
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 963
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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