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ID: 7008185
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 001 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises sandy beaches, craggy cliffs, and deep estuaries; occupied during prehistoric and Roman times; formed part of kingdom of East-Anglia from 5th-9th century; has been mostly agricultural since the 18th century; known for large Suffolk draft horses; currenty the county is divided into seven districts.

Names:
Suffolk (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Suff (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Suffk (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
SFK (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
County of Suffolk (NA,V,English,U)
Suffolk, County of (NA,V,English,U)
UKN5 (NA,V,FIPS,English,U)
Sudfulc (H,V)  ............ documented in 1086 in the Domesday Book
Suthfolchi (H,V)  ............ documented 895

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 Suffolk (county)  ................  Suffolk (county) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
County of Suffolk..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
SFK..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Sudfulc..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names (1998)
Suff..........  [VP]
...........  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
Suffk..........  [VP]
..............  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..............  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Suffolk..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1988) XI,354
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 190
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
Suffolk, County of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Suthfolchi..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names (1998)
UKN5..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1988) XI,354
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2609091
..................  Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names (1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 190
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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