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ID: 7008412
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 006 12 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 6.2000  decimal degrees

Note: Was a 9th-century fortress; scene of defeat and death of Charles the Bold of Burgundy in 1477; center of ducal court of Stanislaus I who ruled Lorraine 1738-1766; passed to the French crown in 1766; ruled by Prussia 1870-1873; important rail center in World War I.

Names:
Nancy (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Lorraine (region (administrative division))  ............  Lorraine (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Nancy (inhabited place)  ................  Nancy (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 Nancy (inhabited place)  ............  Nancy (inhabited place)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Lorraine (historical region)  ........  Lorraine (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Nancy (inhabited place)  ............  Nancy (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  fortified in the 9th century
city (C)
department capital (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
episcopal see (C)
mining center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Lorraine, 12 cen.

Sources and Contributors:
Nancy..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 636
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 499-500
..............  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 136
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 810
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 636
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 499-500
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 136
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 810
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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