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ID: 7008719
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 52 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.8667  decimal degrees
Long: 004 01 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.0167  decimal degrees

Note: Captured by general Marcus Fulvius Nobilior for Rome 193 BCE; residence of Visigothic court 6th cen.; captued by Alfonso VI 1085; King Ferdinand III & Archbishop Rodrigo Jimenez de Rada began construction of cathedral 1226; famous swords & marzipan.

Names:
Toledo (preferred,C,V)
Toletum (H,V)  ............ ancient
Ṭulayṭulah (H,V)  ............ Moorish

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Spain (nation)  ........  Spain (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Castilla-La Mancha (autonomous community)  ............  Castilla-La Mancha (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Toledo (province)  ................  Toledo (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Toledo (inhabited place)  ....................  Toledo (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an important ancient center
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
tourist center (C)
colony (H)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Toledo..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 199
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Toletum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 829-830
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12580
Ṭulayṭulah..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 829-830
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 829-830
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12580
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -404357
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 199
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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