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ID: 7009395
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 014 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 14.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Stretches into Adriatic sea; originally inhabited by Illyrian tribes, then ruled by Rome from 177 BCE; under Byzantine rule, then Venetian (11th century).

Names:
Istra (preferred,C,V)
Istria (C,O)
Istrian Peninsula (C,O)
Istrie (C,O)
Istros (C,O)
Histria (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Croatia (nation)  ........  Croatia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Istra (general region)  ............  Istra (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
peninsula (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Histria..........  [BHA, GRLPSC]
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Istra..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 90
Istria..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Atlas Istoric (1971) map 35
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Istrian Peninsula..........  [VP]
................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 426
Istrie..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Istros..........  [BHA, GRLPSC]
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Atlas Istoric (1971) map 35
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 426
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 90
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984)

 

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