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ID: 7007904
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of A Coruña (inhabited place)  A Coruña (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 22 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.3667  decimal degrees
Long: 008 23 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -8.3833  decimal degrees

Note: Under control of Moors 8th-10th cen.; held by Portuguese 14th cen.; recaptured by Spanish 15th cen.; major port of N Spain; imports coal, salt & manufactured products; second largest fishing center in country; birthplace of writer Emilia Pardo Bazán.

Names:
A Coruña (preferred,C,V)
La Coruña (C,V)
Coruña, La (C,V)
Corunna (C,V,Spanish,U,N)
La Corogne (C,O,French,U,N)
Caronium (NA,V)
Puerto de la Coruña (NA,V)
Brigantium (H,V)  ............ ancient Roman
Coronium (H,V)  ............ medieval
The Groyne (H,O,English,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Spain (nation)  ........  Spain (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Galicia (autonomous community)  ............  Galicia (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Coruña, A (province)  ................  Coruña, A (province) (P)
Hierarchy of A Coruña (inhabited place)  ....................  A Coruña (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an ancient center
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
A Coruña..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Galicia (1999) accessed 12/16/99
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Brigantium..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 656
Caronium..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Coronium..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 656
Coruña, La..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 656
Corunna..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
La Corogne..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 656
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
La Coruña..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 49
....................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Puerto de la Coruña..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
The Groyne..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 656
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 656
..................  Galicia (1999) accessed 12/16/99
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -386792
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 49
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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