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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 33 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.5500  decimal degrees
Long: 011 33 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 11.5500  decimal degrees

Note: Founded by Ligurians in 1st cen. BCE; gained independence in 1164 and joined Lombard League; was destroyed by Emperor Frederick II in 1236; ruled by Della Scala family of Verona 14th cen.; part of Venetian Republic 15th cen.; named UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994 due to its many villas constructed by Andrea Palladio.

Names:
Vicenza (preferred,C,V)
Vicentia (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italy (nation)  ........  Italy (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Veneto (region (administrative division))  ............  Veneto (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Vicenza (province)  ................  Vicenza (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Vicenza (inhabited place)  ....................  Vicenza (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1st cen. BC
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
commune (administrative) (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Lombard duchy, early Middle Ages
World Heritage Site (C)  ............  from 1994

Sources and Contributors:
Vicentia..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1295
Vicenza..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Annuario Generale (1980)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 209
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Annuario Generale (1980)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -132209
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 209
..................  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 20 July 2010
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1295
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 20 July 2010
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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