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ID: 7004394
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004394

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 04 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.0667  decimal degrees
Long: 014 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 14.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Was a village of Caetani family of Sermoneta; Bourbon royal palace was built here in 18th century, and town developed; palace served as headquarters of Allied command and site of surrender of German Army in Italy in WW II.

Names:
Caserta (preferred,C,V)  ............ named for nearby village, which is now called "Caserta Vecchia"
La Torre (H,V)
Torre (H,V)  ............ name of original village on this site

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since ancient times; modern city grew on site of existing ancient village in 18th cen.
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
transportation center (C)  ............  for rail traffic
agricultural center (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  produces glass
village (H)
battlefield (H)  ............  Battle of the Volturno, when Garibaldi defeated Neapolitan forces during the Risorgimento, was fought around Caserta in 1860

Related geographic places:
near/adjacent to ....  Su├ęssula .......... (deserted settlement)
..............................  (World, Europe, Italy, Campania, Napoli province) [5004315]

Sources and Contributors:
Caserta..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Annuario Generale (1980)
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:160
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  TCI: Campania (1963)
.................  TCI: Campania (1981) 239
.................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 40
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
La Torre..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 160
Torre..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 919
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Annuario Generale (1980)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 160; 1:160
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 919
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -114219
..................  TCI: Campania (1963)
..................  TCI: Campania (1981) 239
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 40
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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