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ID: 7010957
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 17 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.2833  decimal degrees
Long: 001 35 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on River Avon; famous for Warwick Castle, built in 14th cen. on site of 10th-cen. fortress; although ancient, much of town's character is derived from rebuilding after 1694 fire; supports some light industry.

Names:
Warwick (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Warwic (H,V)

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 Warwickshire (county)  ................  Warwickshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Warwick (inhabited place)  ....................  Warwick (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)  ............  founded in 904
county seat (C)
tourist center (C)
market center (C)
earldom (H)  ............  created by William II the Rufus ca. 1090
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Warwic..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 505
Warwick..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 332-333
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1010-1011
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 504
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 213
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 332-333
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1010-1011
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 504; XII, 505
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2610944
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 213
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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