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ID: 7007048
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Haarlem (inhabited place)  Haarlem (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 22 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.3667  decimal degrees
Long: 004 39 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.6500  decimal degrees

Note: Located along the Spaarne river, by the 12th century it had become a fortified town, the residence of the counts of Holland, and a market center for the Kennermerland. Besieged by the Spaniards for seven months before surrendering during the War of Independence in 1573. Experienced an economic upswing during the 17th century and the first Amsterdam-Haarlem railway line opened in 1839. Composers Wolfgang Amedeus Mozart, George Frederick Handel, and others performed at the world-famous St. Bavo's church. Center of Dutch painting in the16th and 17th centuries and tulip country.

Names:
Haarlem (preferred,C,V,Dutch,U)
Harlem (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Nederland (nation)  ........  Nederland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Noord-Holland (province)  ............  Noord-Holland (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Haarlem (inhabited place)  ................  Haarlem (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first mentioned in documents in 10th cen., chartered in 1245
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Haarlem..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 599
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 79
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Harlem..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 365
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 365
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 599
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2145280
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 79
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Phaidon Art Guide: Holland (1987) 116

 

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