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ID: 7010978
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 43 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.7160  decimal degrees
Long: 009 08 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -9.1333  decimal degrees

Note: Largest city in Portugal; occupied by Romans from 250 BC until ca. 409 when city fell to Alani peoples; successively ruled by Suebi & Visigoths; taken by Moors 8th cen.; alternated between French & British rule during Peninsular War in early 19th cen.

Names:
Lisbon (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Lisboa (C,V)
Lisbonne (C,O)
Lissabon (C,O)
Lisabon (C,O)
Olissibona (H,V)  ............ under Moorish rule
Ulixbone (H,V)  ............ under Moorish rule
Luzbona (H,V)  ............ under Moorish rule
Lixbuna (H,V)  ............ under Moorish rule
Felicitas Julia (H,V)  ............ Roman
Olisipo (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Portugal (nation)  ........  Portugal (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Lisboa (national district)  ............  Lisboa (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Lisbon (inhabited place)  ................  Lisbon (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  by tradition, was founded by Phoenicians ca. 1200 BC; visited by Carthaginian traders ca. 600 BC
city (C)
national capital (C)  ............  since 1256
district capital (C)
port (C)
commercial center (C)
educational center (C)
transportation center (C)
tourist center (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Portugal .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Europe) [1000090]

Sources and Contributors:
Felicitas Julia..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIII, 83
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 May 2014
Lisabon..........  [VP]
.................  Virtual Portugal (1999) accessed 03/28/99
Lisboa..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 392 & XXIII, 81
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 May 2014
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 113
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Lisbon..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIII, 81-85
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 May 2014
Lisbonne..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-98
Lissabon..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 May 2014
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-98
Lixbuna..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIII, 83
Luzbona..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIII, 83
Olisipo..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 523-524
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIII, 83
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 May 2014
Olissibona..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIII, 83
Ulixbone..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIII, 83
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 523-524
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 392 & XXIII, 81; XXIII, 81-85; XXIII, 83
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 May 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-98
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 113
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Virtual Portugal (1999) accessed 28 March 1999
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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