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ID: 7018237
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bruxelles (region (administrative division))  Bruxelles (region (administrative division))

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 004 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.3333  decimal degrees

Note: While other regions of Belgium are divided into provinces, Bruxelles is not.

Names:
Bruxelles (preferred,C,V)
Brussel (C,V)
Brussels (C,O)
Bruxelles region (C,O,display)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Belgium (nation)  ........  Belgium (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Bruxelles (region (administrative division))  ............  Bruxelles (region (administrative division)) (P)

Place Types:
region (administrative division) (preferred, C)  ............  approved by legislature on May 8, 1993
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Brussel..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Brussels..........  [VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 563
Bruxelles..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Bruxelles region..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 563
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] source of some hierarchical devisions
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008)

 

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