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ID: 7010575
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 25 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.4167  decimal degrees
Long: 002 50 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 2.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Flourished duringthe Middle Ages; site of assemblies and councils under Merovingian kings; taken from duke of Burgundy by Charles VI in 1415; scene of capture of Joan of Arc by English in 1430; headquarters of Germany 1870-1871; site of noted 18th-century palace.

Names:
Compiègne (preferred,C,V)
Compendium (H,V)  ............ as referred to in 557

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Hauts-de-France (region (administrative division))  ............  Hauts-de-France (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Compiègne (inhabited place)  ................  Compiègne (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of Île-de-France (historical region)    Île-de-France (historical region)
Hierarchy of Compiègne (inhabited place)  ....  Compiègne (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since ancient Roman times
town (C)
commune (administrative) (C)  ............  since 1153
industrial center (C)
tourist center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Compendium..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 503
Compiègne..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 48
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 284
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 3; 503; III, 503
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1421280
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 48
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 284
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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