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ID: 7008224
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 005 02 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 5.0333  decimal degrees

Note: Flourished under the Valois 1364-1477; patronage of ducal court attracted many artists & musicians; annexed by Louis XI 1477; most prosperous in 18th cen. when became intellectual center of France; declined after Revolution; has 14th-cen. town hall.

Names:
Dijon (preferred,C,V)
Castrum Divionense (H,V)  ............ during 9th cen.
Dibio (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Burgundy (region (administrative division))  ............  Burgundy (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Dijon (inhabited place)  ................  Dijon (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Flanders (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Flanders (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Dijon (inhabited place)  ............  Dijon (inhabited place)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Burgundy (historical region)  ............  Burgundy (historical region) (P)
Hierarchy of Dijon (inhabited place)  ................  Dijon (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  occupied since pre-Roman times
city (C)
department capital (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)
tourist center (C)
market center (C)
transportation center (C)
educational center (C)
episcopal see (C)  ............  since 1731
capital (H)  ............  of Burgundy since 10th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
Castrum Divionense..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 93
Dibio..........  [VP]
..............  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 13215
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 332
Dijon..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 56
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 93
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 13215
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 56
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 332
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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