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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 09 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.1500  decimal degrees
Long: 010 48 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.8000  decimal degrees

Note: On Minico River; Latin Poet Virgil born nearby 70 BC; Lombard League member 1167; contolled by Bonacolsi 1267-1328, Gonzagas 1328-1707 and by French 1797 until joining Kingdom of Italy 1866; site of Sant' Andrea cathedral begun by Alberti in 1472; named an UNESCO World Heritage Site along with Sabbioneta as examples of Renaissance town planning.

Names:
Mantova (preferred,C,V)
Mantua (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Mantoue (C,V)
Mantuan (C,V,English,U,A)

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  originally settled by Estruscans, later by Gallic Cenomani, & colonized by Romans ca. 220 BC
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
agricultural center (C)
transportation center (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  since WW II
fief (H)  ............  of Boniface of Canossa, marquis of Tuscany, during 11th cen.; of the Austrian Empire ca. 1707
World Heritage Site (C)  ............  from 2008

Sources and Contributors:
Mantoue..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mantova..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Annuario Generale (1980)
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
.................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 119
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Mantua..........  [FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 726
Mantuan..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Annuario Generale (1980)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -120965
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 119
..................  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 22 July 2010
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 726
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)
..........  UNESCO World Heritage Centre [online] (1992-) accessed 22 July 2010

 

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