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ID: 7010478
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 29 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.4833  decimal degrees
Long: 002 16 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.2667  decimal degrees

Note: On the River Irwell near Manchester; major port on Manchester Ship Canal; economy based on textiles, lumber, locomotives, beer, rubber & paper goods; Peel Park was the first free municipal library; the art gallery has paintings by L.S. Lowry (1887-1976).

Names:
Salford (preferred,C,V,English,U)  ............ recorded in 1086

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 Greater Manchester (county)  ................  Greater Manchester (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Salford (administrative division)  ....................  Salford (administrative division) (P)
Hierarchy of Salford (inhabited place)  ........................  Salford (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)  ............  given city status in 1926
port (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Salford..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 156
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1057
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 156
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2606975
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1057
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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