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ID: 7002444
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Scotland (country)  Scotland (country)

Coordinates:
Lat: 57 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 57.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 004 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was inhabited by 3rd millenium BCE; Rome invaded, but never subdued native Picts; invaded by Scots from Ireland in the 6th century CE; Picts and Scots united in 844; invaded by Norsemen beginning in the 8th century; first linked with English monarchy in 12th century; 16th century marked by religious turmoil; Crowns of Scotland and England united in 1603, parliaments in 1707; significant percentage still read or speak Scottish Gaelic language.

Names:
Scotland (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Écosse (C,O)
Schottland (C,O)
Escocia (C,O)
Escócia (C,O)
Scozia (C,O)
Scottish (C,O,English,U,A)
Scotch (C,O)
Scotish (C,O)
Caledonia (H,O)

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 Scotland (country)  ............  Scotland (country) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Great Britain (island)  ............  Great Britain (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Scotland (country)  ................  Scotland (country) (P)

Place Types:
country (preferred, C)  ............  area was united under one king by 9th cen.; has been joined with England under one parliament since 1707
first level subdivision (C)
area (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Caledonia..........  [VP]
....................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
Écosse..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-50
Escocia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Escócia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Schottland..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-157
Scotch..........  [VP]
.................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Scotish..........  [VP]
.................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Scotland..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 578
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 842-843
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 178
Scottish..........  [VP]
.................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Scozia..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 949
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 578
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 842-843
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 949
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2607288
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-157; I-50
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 178
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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