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ID: 7012327
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 52 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.8667  decimal degrees
Long: 010 42 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.7000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Trave & Wakenitz rivers, near Baltic Sea; was seat of Slavic principality; German city founded by count of Holstein in 12th cen.; destroyed by fire, but rebuilt by Henry the Lion in 1159;

Names:
Lübeck (preferred,C,V)
Lubeck (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Lübeck Hansestadt (NA,V)
Liubice (H,V)  ............ name of Slavic settlement

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Germany (nation)  ........  Germany (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Schleswig-Holstein (state)  ............  Schleswig-Holstein (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Lubeck (inhabited place)  ................  Lubeck (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  German city was founded on site of Slavic settlement in 1143
city (C)
seaport (C)
commercial center (C)  ............  long has prospered as center for trade, was head of Hanseatic League from 1358
manufacturing center (C)
imperial city (H)  ............  status granted in 1226
political center (H)  ............  noted for "Laws of Lübeck," a medieval system of laws & constitution that were adopted by over 100 Baltic cities

Sources and Contributors:
Liubice..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 534
Lübeck..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 535
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 116
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 693
Lubeck..........  [VP]
.................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 07/25/2002.
Lübeck Hansestadt..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 535
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 534
..................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 07/25/2002.
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1821233
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 116
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 693
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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