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ID: 7012122
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 21 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.3500  decimal degrees
Long: 006 40 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -6.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Town became important 4th cen., after decline of fort Emain Mhacha, center of Ulster kingdom; church established by St. Patrick 5th cen.; captured by English Protestant forces in 16th cen.; industries include textiles, chemicals & foodstuffs.

Names:
Armagh (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Ard Mhacha (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 Northern Ireland (country)  ............  Northern Ireland (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Armagh (unitary authority)  ................  Armagh (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Armagh (inhabited place)  ....................  Armagh (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a religious center by St. Patrick ca. 450
city (C)
county seat (C)
agricultural center (C)
market center (C)
religious center (C)
archiepiscopal see (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ard Mhacha..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 563
Armagh..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 563
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 15
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 563
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2588529
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 15
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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