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ID: 7008178
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 12 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.2000  decimal degrees
Long: 001 37 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.6167  decimal degrees

Note: County in central England, in the Midlands; drained by River Avon and headwaters of River Cherwell; comprises coal measures, woodlands, and meadows; evidence of prehistoric and Roman occupation; Roman road, Watling Street still forms part of county border; mostly agricultural, especially dairying and fruit-growing; county lost its more industrial northwestern area, including Birmingham, Coventry, and Solihull, to the West Midlands under local government reorganization in 1974.

Names:
Warwickshire (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Warwks (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Warks (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Warw (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
WAR (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
County of Warwickshire (NA,V,English,U)
UKP3 (NA,V,FIPS,English,U)
Warwick (NA,V,English,U)
Warwickshire, County of (NA,V,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 Warwickshire (county)  ................  Warwickshire (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)  ............  formed in 10th century
second level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
County of Warwickshire..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UKP3..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
WAR..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002).
Warks..........  [VP]
..............  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Warw..........  [VP]
...........  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
Warwick..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Warwickshire..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 506
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 213
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Warwickshire, County of..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Warwks..........  [VP]
.................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
.................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002).
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 506
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2610946
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 213
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)

 

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