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ID: 7008166
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of North Yorkshire (county)  North Yorkshire (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 001 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.5000  decimal degrees

Note: County created in 1974 from most of the North Riding and parts of the West and East Ridings of Yorkshire; it is currently divided into eight districts. Langbaurgh, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, and the city of York became independent unitary authorities in 1996. Comprises two upland plains and deep valleys; inhabited by prehistoric people; Romans ruled area; was possibly the Romano-British kingdom of Elmet before the 7th century; noted for numerous castles; economy based on farming, livestock, and food-processing; administrative center is Northallerton.

Names:
North Yorkshire (preferred,C,V,English,U)
N Yorkshire (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
County of North Yorkshire (NA,V,English,U)
North Yorkshire, County of (NA,V,English,U)
UKJ7 (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 North Yorkshire (county)  ................  North Yorkshire (county) (P)

Additional Parents:
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 Yorkshire (general region)  ................  Yorkshire (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of North Yorkshire (county)  ....................  North Yorkshire (county) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
County of North Yorkshire..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
North Yorkshire..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 785
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 141
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
North Yorkshire, County of..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
N Yorkshire..........  [VP]
.......................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
UKJ7..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 785
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2604430
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 141
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)
..........  Oxford Paperback Encyclopedia (1998)

 

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