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ID: 7009589
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 62 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 62.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 011 23 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 11.3833  decimal degrees

Note: Town known for its history with the copper mining industry, and more than 80 wooden structures. Røros was rebuilt in 1679 after being destroyed by Swedish troops.

Names:
Røros (preferred,C,V)
Røros Mining Town (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  ........  Norway (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sør-Trøndelag (county)  ............  Sør-Trøndelag (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Røros (inhabited place)  ................  Røros (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
World Heritage Site (C)  ............  from 1980

Sources and Contributors:
Røros..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 167
..............  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Røros Mining Town..........  [VP]
................................  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 28 April 2009
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 167
..................  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 28 April 2009
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 28 April 2009

 

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