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ID: 7013284
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 079 25 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -79.4167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on NW shore of Lake Ontario; pillaged twice by American forces during War of 1812; lower section of city ruined by fire 1904; products include electrical equipment, agricultural machinery, and aircraft; site of annual Canadian National Exhibition.

Names:
Toronto (preferred,C,V)
York (H,V)  ............ founded by Loyalists from New England 1793
Fort RouillĂ© (H,V)  ............ name of French trading post founded ca. 1750

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Canada (nation)  ........  Canada (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Ontario (province)  ............  Ontario (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Toronto Metropolitan Area (metropolitan area)  ................  Toronto Metropolitan Area (metropolitan area) (P)
Hierarchy of Toronto (inhabited place)  ....................  Toronto (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as French trading post 1750, settled by British Loyalists 1793
city (C)  ............  charter given 1834
provincial capital (C)
port (C)
commercial center (C)
cultural center (C)
educational center (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
financial center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Upper Canada, 1797; of Canada (reinstated), 1855-1859; of Canada, 1849-1851; of the province of Ontario, 1867-present
fort (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Fort RouillĂ©..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1221
Toronto..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canadian Encyclopedia (1985)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 200
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1221
York..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1221
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canadian Encyclopedia (1985)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 200
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1221
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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