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ID: 1026718
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1026718

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 51 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.8500  decimal degrees
Long: 004 23 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.3833  decimal degrees

Note: It was a small village until 1795, when it quickly grew into an important town. Architecturally it features the domed Church of Sainte-Marie, built1845-53 in the Romanesque-Byzantine style, and the town hall, dating from 1885-87, of an old Flemish design. The 21st-century city is an industrial suburb of Brussels, serving as a rail junction and housing clothing, machinery and chemical manufactories. Its recorded population in 200 was 106.642.

Names:
Schaerbeek (preferred,C,V,French,U)
Schaarbeek (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 Schaerbeek (inhabited place)  ................  Schaerbeek (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  developed into an important center beginning in the late 18th cen.
city (C)
suburb (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Schaarbeek..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 507
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Schaerbeek..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 507
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1969298
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) "Schaerbeek" accessed 28 July 2003

 

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