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ID: 7012110
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 007 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -7.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Town grew around abbey founded 6th cen. by St. Columba; abbey burned by Danes 812; sacked by English several times in 17th cen.; naval base during WW I & II; grew with textile industry 19th cen.; site of bombings between Catholics & Protestants.

Names:
Londonderry (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Derry (C,V,English,U)
Doire (C,V,English,U)
Dhoire (NA,V,English,U)
Doire Choluim Chille (NA,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 Northern Ireland (country)  ............  Northern Ireland (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Derry, City of (unitary authority)  ................  Derry, City of (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Londonderry (inhabited place)  ....................  Londonderry (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  inhabited since prehistoric times
town (C)
port (C)
manufacturing center (C)
industrial center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Derry..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 55
Dhoire..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Doire..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 461
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Doire Choluim Chille..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Londonderry..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
.......................  Blue Guide: Ireland (1979) 308
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 527
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 461
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 114
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Blue Guide: Ireland (1979) 308
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 527
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 461
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2601896
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 114; 55
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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