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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 Picardy (region (administrative division))  ............  Picardy (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Compiègne (inhabited place)  ................  Compiègne (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Île-de-France (historical region)  ............  Île-de-France (historical region) (P)
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)
....................  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
..................  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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