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ID: 7017239
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Forez, La Plaine du (plain)  Forez, La Plaine du (plain)

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 41 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.6833  decimal degrees
Long: 004 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Historical region of France, a plain between the upper Loire and the Allier (primarily in modern department of Loire), bordered on the west by the Forez Mts.; was medieval countship dependent on Burgundy; united to French crown in 1531.

Names:
Forez, La Plaine du (preferred,C,V)
La Plaine du Forez (C,V,display)
Forez (C,V)
Bassin du Forez (C,V)
Forez Plain (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (region (administrative division))  ............  Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Forez, La Plaine du (plain)  ................  Forez, La Plaine du (plain) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of France (nation)    France (nation)
Hierarchy of Forez, La Plaine du (plain)  ....  Forez, La Plaine du (plain) (P)

Place Types:
plain (preferred, C)
general region (C)  ............  16th cen.
countship (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Bassin du Forez..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Forez..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 300
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 67
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 405
Forez, La Plaine du..........  [VP Preferred]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Forez Plain..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
La Plaine du Forez..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 300
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 13 January 2015
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1427607
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 67
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 405
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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