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ID: 7003199
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003199

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 19 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.3167  decimal degrees
Long: 014 18 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 14.3000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the Danube River 95 m. W of Vienna, it was originally a Roman fortress and then became a provincial capital of the Holy Roman Empire. Important trade center by the 13th century. Suffered considerable damage in World War II, occupied by US troops on May 6, 1954.

Names:
Linz (preferred,C,V)
Lentia (H,V)  ............ 1st century

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Austria (nation)  ........  Austria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Oberösterreich (state)  ............  Oberösterreich (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Linz (inhabited place)  ................  Linz (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  since Roman period
city (C)
state capital (C)
episcopal see (C)  ............  since 1785
provincial capital (H)  ............  15th century
trade center (H)  ............  13th century
fortified settlement (H)  ............  Roman

Sources and Contributors:
Lentia..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 674
Linz..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 113
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 113
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 674
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 674

 

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