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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 26 19 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.4386  decimal degrees
Long: 012 19 36 E  degrees minutes   Long: 12.3267  decimal degrees

Note: The islands of the Venetian lagoon were settled by refugees from Altino and Aquileia after the Lombard invasion of northern Italy in 568. The settlement expanded into the Adriatic and Aegean from the 11th century. It was ruled by Austria, then France, 1798-1848. It went to Italy in 1866 The entire city including the lagoon was named an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

Names:
Venezia (preferred,C,V)
Venecia (C,O)
Venedig (C,O)
Venice (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Venise (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Venetian (C,O,English,U,A)
Venetia (H,V)  ............ ancient
Vinegia (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italia (nation)  ........  Italia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Veneto (region (administrative division))  ............  Veneto (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Venezia (province)  ................  Venezia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Venezia (inhabited place)  ....................  Venezia (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by refugees from Lombard invasion after 568
city (C)
commune (administrative) (C)
regional capital (C)
provincial capital (C)
cultural center (C)  ............  flourished during 15th-18th cen.; home to many important Renaissance artists & architects
trade center (C)
military center (H)
republic (H)  ............  from middle of 12th cen. until 1797
World Heritage Site (C)  ............  since 1987

Sources and Contributors:
Venecia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-184
Venedig..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Venetia..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 359
.................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
Venetian..........  [VP]
.................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Venezia..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Annuario Generale (1980)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 208
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Venice..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 986-987
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 306
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1288-1289
Venise..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-184
Vinegia..........  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Annuario Generale (1980)
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 986-987
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 306
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -132007
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-184
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 208
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 359
..................  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 20 July 2010
..................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1288-1289
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 20 July 2010

 

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