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ID: 7013024
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7013024

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 14 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.2333  decimal degrees
Long: 063 09 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -63.1500  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Hillsborough Bay; today is center for fishing, dairying, meat packing & potato products; initial plans for Canadian unification occurred at Charlottetown Conference 1864.

Names:
Charlottetown (preferred,C,V)  ............ renamed in honor of Queen Charlotte after island was ceded to Great Britain 1763
Port la Joie (H,V)  ............ original French settlement 1720s

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Canada (nation)  ........  Canada (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Prince Edward Island (province)  ............  Prince Edward Island (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Charlottetown (inhabited place)  ................  Charlottetown (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  since 1720's
city (C)  ............  incorporated 1855
provincial capital (C)
commercial center (C)
educational center (C)
tourist center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Charlottetown..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
..........................  Canadian Encyclopedia (1985)
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 3:129
..........................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 43
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Port la Joie..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 129
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canadian Encyclopedia (1985)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 129; 3:129
..................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 43
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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