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ID: 1048546
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1048546

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 59 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 59.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 010 55 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.9167  decimal degrees

Note: Located at mouth of river Glåma; founded as fortress town by Frederick II in 16th cen., though surrounding region is rich in artifacts from early Christian era, including rock carvings, monumental stones & graves.

Names:
Fredrikstad (preferred,C,V)  ............ named after its founder, Frederick II

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  ........  Norway (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Østfold (county)  ............  Østfold (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Fredrikstad (inhabited place)  ................  Fredrikstad (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1567
town (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Fredrikstad..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 962
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 68
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 962
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 68
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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