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ID: 7008742
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 003 12 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.2000  decimal degrees

Note: Was Roman fort in the 1st century CE; expanded into walled town by Normans in the 12th century; ruled by several British monarchs 15th-19th centuries; world's largest coal exporter 1913-1963; other industries are steel and food-processing.

Names:
Cardiff (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Caerdydd (C,V,Welsh,U)
Cayrdyf (H,V)
Kairdif (H,V)
Keyrdyf (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Wales (country)  ............  Wales (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Cardiff (unitary authority)  ................  Cardiff (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Cardiff (inhabited place)  ....................  Cardiff (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Britannia (province)  ........  Britannia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Cardiff (inhabited place)  ............  Cardiff (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by Romans ca. 60 CE
city (C)  ............  given official city status in 1905
capital (C)  ............  of country since 1956
county seat (C)  ............  of South Glamorgan and Mid Glamorgan
industrial center (C)
commercial center (C)
mining center (C)
educational center (C)
archaeological site (C)  ............  Roman remains are still visible
fort (H)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Caerdydd..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 860
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Cardiff..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Blue Guide: Wales (1979) 309
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 155
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 860-61
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 39
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Cayrdyf..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 155
Kairdif..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 155
Keyrdyf..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 155
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: Wales (1979) 309
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 155
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 860; II, 860-61
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2591777
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 39
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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