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ID: 7016871
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 27 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.4500  decimal degrees
Long: 001 57 57 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.9667  decimal degrees

Note: Historic area in Europe, being a valley high in the eastern Pyrenees, east of Andorra in the Spanish province of Gerona and the French departments of Ariège and Pyrénées-Orientales. The ancient inhabitants were the Ceretani. It passed to the counts of Rousillon in 1276. Thirty-three Cerdagne communities were ceded to France by Spain in 1659. The principal economic activity there is zinc mining.

Names:
Cerdagne (preferred,C,V,French-P,U,N)
Cerdaña (C,V,Spanish-P,U,N)
Cerdagne, La (C,V)
La Cerdagne (C,V)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Spain (nation)  ........  Spain (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Cerdagne (general region)  ............  Cerdagne (general region)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Cerdagne (general region)  ............  Cerdagne (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Cerdagne..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 167
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 237
Cerdagne, La..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Cerdaña..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
La Cerdagne..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 3 December 2015
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 167
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 3 December 2015
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 237
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) "Cerdana," accessed 24 Nov. 2003

 

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