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ID: 7016632
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 43 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.7167  decimal degrees
Long: 001 37 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.6167  decimal degrees

Note: Destroyed and inhabitants massacred by Normans in 882; the prize in disputes between Flanders and Ponthieu; held by England 1544-1550; destroyed by Emperor Charles V; site where Napoleon's army prepared for attack on England in 1805.

Names:
Boulogne-sur-Mer (preferred,C,V,French-P,U,N)
Boulogne (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Boulogne (German-P,U,N)
Boulogne (French,U,N)
Bonen (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Bononia (H,O)
Gesoriacum (H,O)  ............ ancient name
Gessoriacum (H,O)  ............ ancient
Gesoriacum Bononia (H,O)  ............ ancient
Bolonia (H,O,Latin,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Nord-Pas-de-Calais (region (administrative division))  ............  Nord-Pas-de-Calais (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Pas-de-Calais (department)  ................  Pas-de-Calais (department) (P)
Hierarchy of Boulogne (inhabited place)  ....................  Boulogne (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Flanders (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Flanders (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Boulogne (inhabited place)  ............  Boulogne (inhabited place)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Gaul (historical region)  ........  Gaul (historical region) (P)
Hierarchy of Gallia Belgica (province)  ............  Gallia Belgica (province) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Boulogne (inhabited place)  ................  Boulogne (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an important ancient center
city (C)
port (C)  ............  since ancient Roman times
fishing community (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bolonia..........  [VP]
.................  Concise Description of Flanders [web site] (2002) accessed 22 Jan 2003
Bonen..........  [VP]
..............  Concise Description of Flanders [web site] (2002) accessed 22 Jan 2003
Bononia..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 166
Boulogne..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 423
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Boulogne-sur-Mer..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.............................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 32
.............................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Gesoriacum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  MacKendrick, Roman France (1971) 253
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 89,90
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 88
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Gesoriacum Bononia..........  [VP]
...................................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 4858
...................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 88
Gessoriacum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Concise Description of Flanders [web site] (2002) accessed 22 Jan 2003
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 2; 423; II, 423
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 4858
..................  MacKendrick, Roman France (1971) 253
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 32; 89,90
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 88
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 166
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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