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ID: 7013079
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Pomerania (general region)  Pomerania (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 015 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 15.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Pomerania is a region of northeastern Europe lying along the Baltic coast between the Oder River of Germany and the Vistula River of Poland. Politically, the name also came to include the area west of the Oder as far as Stralsund It was settled successively by Celts, Germanic peoples, and then in the fifth century by Slavic tribes. Polish princes ruled it from the late 10th century until 1637, during which time it was divided into three duchies ruled by Prussia from 19th century through World War I, after which Eastern Pomerania was ceded to Poland. Following World War II, Central Pomerania went also to Poland, and Western Pomerania added to The German Democratic Republic, and after 1989 became part of the united Federal Republic of Germany.

Names:
Pomerania (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Pomorze (C,V,Polish-P,U,N)
Pommern (C,V,German-P,U,N)
Poméranie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Pomorskie (C,V)
Pomorze Zachodnie (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Pomerania (general region)  ........  Pomerania (general region) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Poland (nation)  ........  Poland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Pomerania (general region)  ............  Pomerania (general region)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Germany (nation)  ........  Germany (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Pomerania (general region)  ............  Pomerania (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Pomerania..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 December 2015
....................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Poméranie..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 155
Pommern..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 967
Pomorskie..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 December 2015
Pomorze..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II,745
Pomorze Zachodnie..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 December 2015
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II,745
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 December 2015
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 155
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 967
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 21 July 2003

 

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