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ID: 7011109
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 39 39 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.6610  decimal degrees
Long: 007 54 32 W  degrees minutes   Long: -7.9097  decimal degrees

Note: Taken by Moors in 893 CE; went to Ferdinand I of Castile in 1058; known for its Dão wine & yearly agricultural fair; Museu de Grão-Vasco contains local 16th-cen. paintings; produces handicrafts such as black pottery, bobbin lace & embroidery.

Names:
Viseu (preferred,C,V)
Vizeu (C,O)
Vizeu Celorico (C,V)

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by the Romans
town (C)
district capital (C)
manufacturing center (C)
craftsman settlement (C)
agricultural center (C)
Ancient Roman (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Viseu..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Blue Guide: Portugal (1984)
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 396
..............  Nagel's: Portugal (1971)
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) 29TNF9216401699
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 210
Vizeu..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 999
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Vizeu Celorico..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Blue Guide: Portugal (1984)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 999
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 396
..................  Nagel's: Portugal (1971)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 210
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)

 

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