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ID: 7012119
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 39 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.6500  decimal degrees
Long: 005 42 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -5.7000  decimal degrees

Note: Town grew up around former monastery founded by St. Comagall ca. 555; seized by Danes in 9th cen. & rebuilt by St. Malachy in 12th cen.; monastery was taken over by Franciscans in 1469 & finally dissolved in 1542; headquarters of Royal Ulster Yacht Club.

Names:
Bangor (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Beannchar (C,V)
Banchor (H,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 Northern Ireland (country)  ............  Northern Ireland (country) (P)
Hierarchy of North Down (unitary authority)  ................  North Down (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Bangor (inhabited place)  ....................  Bangor (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  town developed around 6th-cen. monastery
town (C)
resort center (C)
port (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Banchor..........  [VP]
.................  Blue Guide: Ireland (1979) 339
Bangor..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Blue Guide: Ireland (1979) 339
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 77
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 868
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 21
Beannchar..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 868
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Blue Guide: Ireland (1979) 339
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 77
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 868
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2589195
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 21
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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