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ID: 7003599
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003599

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Storstrøms Amt (former administrative division)  Storstrøms Amt (former administrative division)

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 011 55 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 11.9167  decimal degrees

Note: The county commune of Storstrøm was located in the southernmost part of Denmark, covering southeastern Zealand and several other smaller islands, covering some 1311 square miles in area. It was created in 1970 from the former counties of Maribo and Præstø. The land is fertile and mixed farming and dairying were major economic activities, plus fishing and meat processing. The 2004 estimated population was 261,400. In 2007, all counties in Denmark were eliminated and five large regions created.

Names:
Storstrøms Amt (preferred,C,U,O)
Maribo amt (C,V,Danish,U,N)
Praestø amt (C,V,Danish,U,N)
Storstrøms amt (C,V)
Storstrøms (C,V)
Storstrøm (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Storstrøm (Danish-P,U,N)
DA00 (C,U,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Danmark (nation)  ........  Danmark (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Storstrøms Amt (former administrative division)  ............  Storstrøms Amt (former administrative division) (P)

Place Types:
former administrative division (preferred, C)
county (H)  ............  established 1970
first level subdivision (H)

Sources and Contributors:
DA00..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Maribo amt..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Praestø amt..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Storstrøm..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 53
Storstrøms..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
Storstrøms amt..........  [BHA]
.............................  Baedekers: Scandinavia (1987) 19
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Storstrøms Amt..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2751762
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Baedekers: Scandinavia (1987) 19
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
..................  LC Name Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) Storstrøms amt (Denmark) NAF 79066482, accessed 21 Jan. 2004
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 July 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2751762
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 53
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 8 July 2014
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) "Storstrøms," accessed 21 Jan. 2004

 

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