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ID: 7012031
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Northamptonshire (county)  Northamptonshire (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 18 57 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.3160  decimal degrees
Long: 000 50 53 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.8481  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises wooded hills and river valleys; has pre-Celtic and Roman remains; boundries almost identical to those laid down in 1096; scene of several battles during Civil War (1642-1645); industries include engineering, shoe-manufacturing, and food-processing.

Names:
Northamptonshire (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Northants (C,V,English,U)  ............ abbreviation
Northnts (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Nhants (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
NTH (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
County of Northamptonshire (NA,V,English,U)
Northampton (NA,V,English,U)
Northamptonshire, County of (NA,V,English,U)
UKJ1 (NA,V,FIPS,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 Northamptonshire (county)  ................  Northamptonshire (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
agricultural land (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
mining center (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
County of Northamptonshire..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Nhants..........  [VP]
.................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
.................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Northampton..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Northamptonshire..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.............................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 786
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Northamptonshire, County of..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Northants..........  [VP]
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)
....................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
....................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Northnts..........  [VP]
.................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
NTH..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
UKJ1..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 786
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
..................  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2604210
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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