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ID: 7026570
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Greater Manchester (county)  Greater Manchester (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 27 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.4500  decimal degrees
Long: 002 14 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.2333  decimal degrees

Note: Metropolitan county in northwestern England covering an area of 1287 sq km. It was created in 1974 from southeastern Lancashire and parts of northeastern Cheshire and southwestern Yorkshire. In 1986 administrative powers were devolved to the unitary authorities of Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Salford, Oldham, Manchester, Trafford, Stockport, and Tameside.

Names:
Greater Manchester (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Manchester (C,V,English,U)
Gt Man (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
GTM (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
City and Borough of Manchester (NA,V,English,U)
Manchester, City and Borough of (NA,V,English,U)
UKI2 (NA,V,FIPS,English,U)
UK00 (NA,V,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Greater Manchester (county)  ................  Greater Manchester (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)  ............  since 1974
metropolitan area (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
City and Borough of Manchester..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Greater Manchester..........  [VP Preferred]
...................................  Hutchinson Family Encyclopedia Online
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...................................  UK National Statistics [online] (2001)
GTM..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002).
Gt Man..........  [VP]
.................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Manchester..........  [VP]
.......................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Manchester, City and Borough of..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UK00..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UKI2..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002).
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
..................  Hutchinson Family Encyclopedia Online
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 6077611; -2597513
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  UK National Statistics [online] (2001)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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