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ID: 7002890
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002890

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Picardy (former administrative division)  Picardy (former administrative division)

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.0830  decimal degrees
Long: 000 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.1660  decimal degrees

Note: Essentially flat area in Paris Basin, with oceanic climate; most people live in medium-sized towns; agriculture is highly mechanized and crops include sugar, beets, wheat, barley, and potatoes; see also historic Picardie. In 2016, merged with Nord-Pas-de-Calais region to become the "Hauts-de-France" region.

Names:
Picardie (preferred,C,V,French-P,U,N)  ............ name first recorded in 13th cen.
Picardie, Région (C,V,French,U)
Région Picardie (C,V,French,U)
Picardy (C,O,English-P,U,N)
FRB6 (C,V,FIPS,French,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Picardy (former administrative division)  ............  Picardy (former administrative division) (P)

Place Types:
former administrative division (preferred, C)  ............  until 2016
region (administrative division) (H)
first level subdivision (H)

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Picardy .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................................  (World, Europe, France) [7024273]

Sources and Contributors:
FRB6..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Picardie..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 211
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XIX, 427
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 04/14/99
.................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 April 2014
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 67
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 953
Picardie, Région..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Picardy..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 953
Région Picardie..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 April 2014
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 211
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XIX, 427
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 04/14/99
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1458066
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 67
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 953
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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