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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 54 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.9000  decimal degrees
Long: 012 55 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 12.9167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Adriatic Sea at Foglia river; was city-fortress during Roman Empire; destroyed by Ostrogoths in 536 CE; under Malatesta family from 1285, Sforza from 1445, della Rovere from 1512; part of Papal States from 1631.

Names:
Pesaro (preferred,C,V)
Pisaurum (H,V)  ............ Roman name

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italy (nation)  ........  Italy (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Marches (region (administrative division))  ............  Marches (region (administrative division)) (P,C) became part of unified Italy in 1860
Hierarchy of Pesaro e Urbino (province)  ................  Pesaro e Urbino (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Pesaro (inhabited place)  ....................  Pesaro (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a Roman colony in 2nd cen. BC
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
seaport (C)
resort center (C)
agricultural center (C)
cultural center (C)  ............  noted for architecture & museums of antiquities, music & art, was home of composer GA Rossini
educational center (C)  ............  especially noted for Liceo Musicale Rossini music school
craftsman settlement (C)  ............  has long been famous for majolica (a type of richly enameled & glazed pottery)

Sources and Contributors:
Pesaro..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Annuario Generale (1980)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Gallerie degli Uffizi database (1987-)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  TCI: Marche (1979) 167-186
.................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 149
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 946
Pisaurum..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 320
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Annuario Generale (1980)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 320
..................  Gallerie degli Uffizi database (1987-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -124331
..................  TCI: Marche (1979) 167-186
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 149
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 946
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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