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ID: 7008153
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 000 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises chalk cliffs, grasslands and woodlands; inhabited since prehistoric times; settled by Romans ca. 43; invaded by Jutes and Saxons in the 5th century; in Middle Ages, pilgrims came to Canterbury and Rochester cathedrals; famous for its fruits and vegetables.

Names:
Kent (preferred,C,V,English,U)
KEN (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
County of Kent (NA,V,English,U)
Kent, County of (NA,V,English,U)
UKG5 (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 Kent (county)  ................  Kent (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
County of Kent..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
KEN..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Kent..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 803
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 98
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Kent, County of..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UKG5..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 803
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 6077600
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 98
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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