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ID: 1026511
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1026511

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 004 22 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.3667  decimal degrees

Note: The town was one of the nineteen communes that made up Greater Brussels in the region of Brussels in Belgium. It was an important medieval center. The modern town is an industrial suburb of Brussels; noted for the former Cistercian Abbey founded in 1201, that now houses the National Geographic Institute and the Institute of Architecture and Decorative Art. It hosts industries such as chemical and textile production and the processing of metals.

Names:
Ixelles (preferred,C,V,French,U,N)
Elsene (C,V,Flemish,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Belgium (nation)  ........  Belgium (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest (region (administrative division))  ............  Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Ixelles (inhabited place)  ................  Ixelles (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important medieval center
city (C)
suburb (C)
monastic center (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Elsene..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 446
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Ixelles..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 446
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1961415
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) "Ixelles" accessed 28 July 2003

 

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