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ID: 7008155
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 001 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises scenic river valleys, rolling hills, and woods; some of the first canal and rail transport developments of Industrial Revolution took place here; industries include hoisery, Stilton cheese, footwear, and engineering; contains many fines country houses.

Names:
Leicestershire (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Leics (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Leic (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
LEI (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
County of Leicestershire (NA,V,English,U)
Leicester (NA,V,English,U)
Leicestershire, County of (NA,V,English,U)
UKH5 (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 Leicestershire (county)  ................  Leicestershire (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)
agricultural center (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
County of Leicestershire..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
LEI..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Leic..........  [VP]
...........  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
Leicester..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Leicestershire..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.............................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 252
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Leicestershire, County of..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Leics..........  [VP]
..............  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..............  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..............  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
UKH5..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 252
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2600962
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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