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ID: 7009506
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 41 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.6833  decimal degrees
Long: 005 54 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 5.9000  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient capital of the Leuci; became episcopal see 4th cen.; bishopric suppressed & united with Nancy 1777; occupied by Germans in Franco-Prussian War, 1870.

Names:
Toul (preferred,C,V)
Tullum (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 Lorraine (region (administrative division))  ............  Lorraine (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Meurthe-et-Moselle (department)  ................  Meurthe-et-Moselle (department) (P)
Hierarchy of Toul (inhabited place)  ....................  Toul (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since ancient Roman times
town (C)
commune (administrative) (C)
archaeological site (C)
episcopal see (H)  ............  from 4th cen. to 1777

Sources and Contributors:
Toul..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 200
Tullum..........  [VP]
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 939
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1222
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 939
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 200
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1222
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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