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ID: 7029494
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Hereford and Worcester (former administrative division)  Hereford and Worcester (former administrative division)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 09 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.1500  decimal degrees
Long: 002 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.5000  decimal degrees

Note: A former county of west-central England, on the border with Wales. It was formed in 1974 from Herefordshire and Worcestershire, which were reinstated in 1998 as independent areas, as a unitary authority and county respectively.

Names:
Hereford and Worcester (preferred,C,V,English,U)  ............ from 1974
Hereford and Worcester (British English-P,U,N)
UK00 (NA,V,FIPS,English,U)
H & W (H,V)  ............ abbreviation

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 Hereford and Worcester (former administrative division)  ................  Hereford and Worcester (former administrative division) (P)

Place Types:
former administrative division (preferred, C)
agricultural center (C)
county (H)  ............  1974-1998
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Hereford and Worcester..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.........................................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.........................................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 870
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
H & W..........  [VP]
..............  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..............  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
UK00..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 870
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..................  Herefordshire Council web site
..................  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2598550
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  UK National Statistics [online] (2001)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)
..........  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)

 

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