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ID: 7010034
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 32 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.5333  decimal degrees
Long: 001 34 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.5667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on River Skerne; Saxon in origin; site of 12th-century church of St. Cuthbert; became textile and rail center during the 19th century; world's first locomotive ran on Stockton-Darlington Railway in 1825; economy still based on heavy industry and engineering.

Names:
Darlington (preferred,C,V,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Darlington (unitary authority)  ................  Darlington (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Darlington (inhabited place)  ....................  Darlington (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was noted medieval center
city (C)
industrial center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Darlington..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 889
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 53
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 889
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2594095
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 53
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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