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ID: 7008951
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 28 48 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.4801  decimal degrees
Long: 001 33 20 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.5556  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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine (region (administrative division))  ............  Nouvelle-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)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 27
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 102
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1412526
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 27
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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