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ID: 7008192
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bayonne (inhabited place)  Bayonne (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 29 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.4833  decimal degrees
Long: 001 29 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.4833  decimal degrees

Note: French since 1451; meeting place of Catherine de M├ędicis & duke of Alva 1565; noted for manufacture of cutlery & armaments 16th & 17th cen.; place of bayonet invention; meeting place that led to abdication of Spanish monarchs in favor of Napoleon.

Names:
Bayonne (preferred,C,V)
Lapurdum (H,V)  ............ as chief port of ancient Rome

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Nouvelle-Aquitaine (region (administrative division))  ............  Nouvelle-Aquitaine (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Bayonne (inhabited place)  ................  Bayonne (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since ancient Roman times
town (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
financial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bayonne..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 3
.................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 24
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 126
Lapurdum..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 348
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 3
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1410844
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 24
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 348
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 126
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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