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ID: 7024622
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7024622

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Skåne (county)  Skåne (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 58 58 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.9833  decimal degrees
Long: 013 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 13.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Occupies peninsula at southern tip of Sweden; area has a series of ridges in sourthern section, caused by geologic faulting; noted for summer resorts along flat northern coast, & fertile plains inland.

Names:
Skåne (preferred,C,V)
Skåne Län (C,V)
Scania (C,V)
Skane Lan (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Sverige (nation)  ........  Sverige (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Skåne (county)  ............  Skåne (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)  ............  created in 1997, by merging of Malmöhus & Kristianstad counties
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Scania..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 05/30/2000
Skåne..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 05/30/2000
Skane Lan..........  [VP]
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 05/30/2000
Skåne Län..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 August 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 05/30/2000
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 August 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 05/30/2000
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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