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ID: 7011319
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 27 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.4500  decimal degrees
Long: 003 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Tor Bay, ENE of Plymouth; temperate climate has made town a popular seaside resort & sailing area.

Names:
Torquay (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Torbay (C,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 Devon (county)  ................  Devon (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Torbay (unitary authority)  ....................  Torbay (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Torquay (inhabited place)  ........................  Torquay (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
resort center (C)
administrative center (C)  ............  administrative center of the unitary authority since 1998
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Torbay..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-177
Torquay..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 655
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 200
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 655
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2610007
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-177
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 200
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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