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ID: 7009011
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Cévennes (general region)  Cévennes (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 003 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 3.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Mountainous area in S France; inhabitants were known as Cévenoles; refuge of Protestants during the 13th cen.; site of uprising in 1702 in religious wars following the Edict of Nantes.

Names:
Cévennes (preferred,C,V)
Cevennen (C,O)
Cebenna (H,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 Cévennes (general region)  ............  Cévennes (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Cebenna..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 238
Cevennen..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-32
Cévennes..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-32
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 238
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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