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ID: 7011744
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 13 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.2167  decimal degrees
Long: 000 34 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.5667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the River Wey, Guildford was first mentioned as a borough in 1131. Its economy is based on railways, engineering, plastics, and pharmaceuticals. Guildford is noted for the 16th-century Royal King Edward VI Grammar School and the Women's Royal Army Corp museum.

Names:
Guildford (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Guilford (C,V,English,U)
Gildford (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 Surrey (county)  ................  Surrey (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Guildford (inhabited place)  ....................  Guildford (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  chartered in 1257
city (C)
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Gildford..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960)
Guildford..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 250
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 3 November 2008
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Guilford..........  [VP]
.................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 322
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 3 November 2008
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 250
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 322
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 3 November 2008
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2597829
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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