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ID: 7011328
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 15 42 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.2617  decimal degrees
Long: 005 02 36 W  degrees minutes   Long: -5.0433  decimal degrees

Note: Located on River Truro, which is formed by the confluence of the Kenwyn and Allen rivers at this site; site of Truro Cathedral, built in Early English style 1880-1910; industries include timber & food processing; china clay is the main export.

Names:
Truro (preferred,C,V,English,U)

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 Cornwall (county)  ................  Cornwall (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Truro (inhabited place)  ....................  Truro (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  charter dates to 1130; gained city status in 1877
city (C)
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)
episcopal see (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Truro..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..............  Blue Guide: England (1980) 229-230
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 7
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 201
..............  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 229-230
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 7
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2610245
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 201
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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