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ID: 7030329
 

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

Note: A general region consisting of coastal area in northwestern Greece and southern Albania. It extends from Valona Bay in Albania (northwest) to the Gulf of Arta (southeast); its hinterland extends eastward to the watershed of the Pindus Mountains. It is largely made up of great limestone ridges. For the modern administrative region within Greece or the ancient Roman province, see the other records for regions having the same name.

Names:
Ípiros (preferred,C,V)
Epirus (C,V,English-P,U,N)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Greece (nation)  ........  Greece (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Epirus (general region)  ............  Epirus (general region)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Albania (nation)  ........  Albania (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Epirus (general region)  ............  Epirus (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Epirus .......... (former administrative division)
..................................  (World, Roman Republic and Empire) [7030330]
distinguished from ....  Epirus .......... (region (administrative division))
..................................  (World, Europe, Greece) [7002705]

Sources and Contributors:
Epirus..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 1 July 2004
Ípiros..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 1 July 2004
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 1 July 2004

 

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