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ID: 7008951
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 29 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.4833  decimal degrees
Long: 001 33 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.5500  decimal degrees

Note: Town on the Bay of Biscay near the Spanish border; was an obscure fishing village until Napoleon III & Empress Eugenie vacationed here, after which it became one of the most fashionable resorts in the world; occupied by Nazis June 1940 to August 1944.

Names:
Biarritz (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 Aquitaine (region (administrative division))  ............  Aquitaine (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Biarritz (inhabited place)  ................  Biarritz (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
commune (administrative) (C)
resort (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Biarritz..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 102
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 27
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 102
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 27
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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