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ID: 7017239
 

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

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 & the Allier (primarily in modern department of Loire), bordered on W 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)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Forez, La Plaine du (general region)  ............  Forez, La Plaine du (general region) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
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]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
La Plaine du Forez..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 300
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  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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