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ID: 7008116
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Cornwall (county)  Cornwall (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 25 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.4167  decimal degrees
Long: 004 45 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Most remote of country's counties, it remained Celtic and Cornish language was spoken until late 19th century; inhabited since prehistoric times and important for tin, clay, and granite; an earldom under William the Conqueror 1066; it is the oldest duchy in England, created by Edward III in 1337 for his eldest son, Edward the Black Prince.

Names:
Cornwall (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly (C,V)
Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (C,V)
Cornouailles (C,O)
Cournualles (C,O)
Cornovaglia (C,O)
Corn (C,V)
Cnwll (C,V)
CON (C,V)
Cornwall, County of (NA,V,English,U)
County of Cornwall (NA,V,English,U)
UKC6 (NA,V,FIPS,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Cornwall (county)  ................  Cornwall (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)
agricultural center (C)
tourist center (C)
duchy (C)  ............  made a duchy by Edward III in 1337
mining center (H)  ............  for at least 3000 years, until tin supply dwindled & last mines were closed in 1980s
earldom (C)  ............  made an earldom by William the Conqueror in 1066
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Cnwll..........  [VP]
..............  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
CON..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Corn..........  [VP]
...........  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
Cornouailles..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 107
Cornovaglia..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 131
Cornwall..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 144
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 206
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 641-642
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 49
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly..........  [GRLPSC]
...............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UK National Statistics [online] (2001)
Cornwall, County of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
County of Cornwall..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Cournualles..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1990) 711
UKC6..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 144
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 206
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 107
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 131
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1990) 711
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 641-642
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2593252
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 49
..................  UK National Statistics [online] (2001)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 16 Dec 2002

 

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