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ID: 7017253
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Saintonge (historical region)  Saintonge (historical region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 000 37 58 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.6333  decimal degrees

Note: Historic province of W France, on Bay of Biscay; inhabited by Gallic Santones tribe before coming under Roman rule; occupied by Visigoths 419 CE; taken by Clovis 507; with Aquitaine, became English territory in 1154; reconquered by French in 1371.

Names:
Saintonge (preferred,C,V)
Xaintonge (C,V)
Xainctonge (C,V)
Saintonge et Angoumois (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 Poitou-Charentes (region (administrative division))  ............  Poitou-Charentes (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Saintonge (historical region)  ................  Saintonge (historical region) (P,H)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)
former administrative division (C)
province (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Saintonge..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 810
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 72
....................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Saintonge et Angoumois..........  [VP]
.........................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 123
Xainctonge..........  [VP]
.......................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Xaintonge..........  [VP]
....................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 810
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 72
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 123
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Times Atlas of World History (1989)

 

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