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ID: 1000199
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000199

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Plazas de Soberanía (special territory)  Plazas de Soberanía (special territory)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 53 16 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.8886  decimal degrees
Long: 005 18 57 W  degrees minutes   Long: -5.3164  decimal degrees

Note: Sovereign territories of Spain consisting of five non-contiguous areas ("plazas" in Spanish) including the autonomous cities of Melilla and Ceuta, both of which lie on the coast of Morocco. The total area is around 12 square miles. Spain has claimed the territories for centuries, including after the independence of Morocco in 1956, however, Morocco also claims the territories.

Names:
Plazas de Soberanía (preferred,C,V)
Plazas de Soberanía en el Norte de Africa (C,V)
Places of Sovereignty (C,O)
Spanish North Africa (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Presidios (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of España (nation)  ........  España (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Plazas de Soberanía (special territory)  ............  Plazas de Soberanía (special territory) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Maghrib (nation)  ........  Al Maghrib (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Plazas de Soberanía (special territory)  ............  Plazas de Soberanía (special territory) (P)

Place Types:
special territory (preferred, C)
disputed territory (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Places of Sovereignty..........  [VP]
......................................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 22 June 2015
Plazas de Soberanía..........  [VP]
...................................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 22 June 2015
Plazas de Soberanía en el Norte de Africa..........  [VP Preferred]
....................................................................  Instituto de Estadístas (2000) accessed 05/30/2000
....................................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-136
Presidios..........  [VP]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 610
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 73
Spanish North Africa..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 05/30/2000
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-136
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 610
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 05/30/2000
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] accessed 22 June 2015
..................  Instituto de Estadístas (2000) accessed 05/30/2000
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-136
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 73
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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