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ID: 7007139
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Alcalá de Henares (inhabited place)  Alcalá de Henares (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 29 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.4833  decimal degrees
Long: 003 22 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.3667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Henares river; was noted as center of learning from 15th cen.; university was founded by Archbishop of Toledo in 1498; the first polyglot Bible, Biblia Complutensis, was published here 1514/1517.

Names:
Alcalá de Henares (preferred,C,V)
Complutum (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Spain (nation)  ........  Spain (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Comunidad de Madrid (autonomous community)  ............  Comunidad de Madrid (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Madrid (province)  ................  Madrid (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Alcalá de Henares (inhabited place)  ....................  Alcalá de Henares (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was famous medieval center
town (C)
university center (C)
publishing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Alcalá de Henares..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
................................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
................................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
................................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 9
................................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Complutum..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 19
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 19
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -369777
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 9
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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