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ID: 7010420
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Madrid (province)  Madrid (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 24 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.4000  decimal degrees
Long: 003 41 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.6833  decimal degrees

Note: Bare terrain on Meseta Central plateau was scene of important battles during Spanish Civil War 1936-1939; horticulture practiced on irrigated land along Henares and Jarama rivers; granite quarries located in Sierra de Guadarrama.

Names:
Madrid (preferred,C,V)
Madrid province (C,O,display)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Spain (nation)  ........  Spain (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Comunidad de Madrid (autonomous community)  ............  Comunidad de Madrid (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Madrid (province)  ................  Madrid (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  created 1833
second level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Madrid..........  [FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 610
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 7:660
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 73
Madrid province..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [FDA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 610
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 660; 7:660
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 73; plate 73
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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