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ID: 7008456
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 10 38 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.1772  decimal degrees
Long: 003 14 02 E  degrees minutes   Long: 3.2338  decimal degrees

Note: Was a Roman center on Escaut river; was a Frankish capital by 445 CE; obtained rights from bishop in 1227; was longtime pawn of contending rulers; league against Venice was formed here 1508; site of signing of Peace of Cambrai 1529; ceded to France 1678.

Names:
Cambrai (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Cambrai (German-P,U,N)
Cambrai (French-P,U,N)
Kamerijk (C,V,Dutch-P,U,N)
Kambryk (C,O)
Cambria (C,V)
Camaracum (H,O)  ............ ancient
Cambray (H,V)
Cameracum (H,O,Latin,U,N)  ............ ancient Latin

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Nord-Pas-de-Calais (region (administrative division))  ............  Nord-Pas-de-Calais (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Cambrai (inhabited place)  ................  Cambrai (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 Cambrai (inhabited place)  ............  Cambrai (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a Roman center
city (C)
commune (administrative) (C)  ............  since 1076
industrial center (C)
agricultural center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Franks, 445 CE
ducal residence (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Camaracum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
....................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 339
....................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Cambrai..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 758-759
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 38
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 206
Cambray..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998)
Cambria..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Cameracum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
....................  Concise Description of Flanders [web site] (2002) accessed 22 Jan 2003
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Kambryk..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998)
Kamerijk..........  [VP]
.................  Concise Description of Flanders [web site] (2002)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Concise Description of Flanders [web site] (2002) accessed 22 Jan 2003
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II; 758-759; II, 758-759
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 339
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1416310
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 38
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 206
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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