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ID: 7006798
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7006798

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 48 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.8000  decimal degrees
Long: 004 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Founded in 11th cen. on divergence of Merwede, Noord, Oude Maas & Dordtse Kil rivers; was residence of counts of Holland until 1203; fortified in 1271; severely damaged by flood in 1421 & rebuilt; formerly one of the most important ports in Netherlands.

Names:
Dordrecht (preferred,C,V,Dutch,U)
Dordt (C,O,Dutch,U)
Dort (C,O,Dutch,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Netherlands (nation)  ........  Netherlands (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of South Holland (province)  ............  South Holland (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Dordrecht, Gemeente (island)  ................  Dordrecht, Gemeente (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Dordrecht (inhabited place)  ....................  Dordrecht (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1008, chartered in 1220
city (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Dordrecht..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 184
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 57
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Dordt..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Dort..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 184
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2143610
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 57
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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