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ID: 7008701
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tyrone (former administrative division)  Tyrone (former administrative division)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 007 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -7.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Historic and traditional county of western Northern Ireland; area has been divided into four administrative districts since 1973; predominantly hilly descending in the east to Lough Neagh; Sperrin Mountains in the north; primarily agricultural with cattle and sheep farming and crops of barley, potatoes, flax, and turnips; small-scale manufacturing is also carried out here.

Names:
Tyrone (preferred,C,V)
County Tyrone (C,V)
Co Tyrone (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Tir Eoghain (C,V)
Tyròne, County (NA,V,English,U)
County of Tyrone (NA,V,English,U)
County Tyròne (NA,V,English,U)
Tír Eoghain (NA,V,English,U)
Tyròne (NA,V,English,U)
Tyrone, County of (NA,V,English,U)

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 Northern Ireland (country)  ............  Northern Ireland (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Tyrone (former administrative division)  ................  Tyrone (former administrative division) (P)

Place Types:
former administrative division (preferred, C)  ............  until 1973
county (H)
general region (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Co Tyrone..........  [VP]
....................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
County of Tyrone..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
County Tyrone..........  [BHA]
..........................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
County Tyròne..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tir Eoghain..........  [VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 669
Tír Eoghain..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tyrone..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 203
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 549
Tyròne..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tyròne, County..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tyrone, County of..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 669
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2610400
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 203
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 549
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)

 

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