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ID: 7008794
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 07 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.1167  decimal degrees
Long: 005 55 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 5.9167  decimal degrees

Note: Seiged by Saracens in the 9th century; passed to French crown with Provence in 1481; taken by Charles V in 1524 and 1536; scene of Napoleonic victory over English, Spanish, and French royalists 1793; important naval station in World War I and World War II.

Names:
Toulon (preferred,C,V)
Telo Martius (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 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (region (administrative division))  ............  Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Toulon (inhabited place)  ................  Toulon (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Provence (historical region)  ............  Provence (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Toulon (inhabited place)  ................  Toulon (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since ancient Roman times
town (C)
port (C)
military center (C)  ............  since Roman times as a naval station, 3rd cen.; Henry IV founded naval arsenal here
industrial center (C)
trade center (C)
episcopal see (C)
resort (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Telo Martius..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 357
Toulon..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 942
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 867
.................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 200
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1223
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 942
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 867
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 200
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 357
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1223
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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