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ID: 7006006
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Monza (inhabited place)  Monza (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 009 16 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 9.2667  decimal degrees

Note: Seat of Lombard kings during ancient times & Middle Ages; cathedral's iron crown used in coronations of Charlemagne, Charles V & Napoleon I; King Humbert I of Italy assassinated here in 1900; site of 13th-cen. town hall & palace of Lombard kings.

Names:
Monza (preferred,C,V)
Modicia (H,V)  ............ Latin 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 Lombardy (region (administrative division))  ............  Lombardy (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Milano (province)  ................  Milano (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Monza (inhabited place)  ....................  Monza (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  inhabited since ancient times, it grew with establishment of cathedral by Lombard Queen Theodelina in 595
city (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  produces felt hats, carpets, textiles, furniture, glassware & plastics
religious center (C)  ............  known for 6th-cen. cathedral that contains iron crown, believed to be made from nails used in Christ's crucifixion
sporting center (C)  ............  known for Autodromo race track, one of the fastest in the world

Sources and Contributors:
Modicia..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 298
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 8/01
Monza..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Annuario Generale (1980)
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 620
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 298
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 129
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 789
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Annuario Generale (1980)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 620
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 298
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 8/01
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -122630
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 129
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 789
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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