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ID: 7007262
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Almería (inhabited place)  Almería (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 002 27 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.4500  decimal degrees

Note: Almeria, capital and port city of the autonomous community of Andalucía is located in southern Spain. It was conquered by the Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella of Castile in 1489. Today it is an industrial center that produces metal, canned fish, chemicals, refined oil, sulfur and cement. Almeria architecture has a more Moroccan than European appearance.

Names:
Almería (preferred,C,V)
Unci (NA,V)
al-Marīyah (H,V)  ............ Moorish, meaning "Mirror of the Sea"
Al Mariyat (H,V)
Portus Magnus (H,V)  ............ Roman
Urci (H,V)  ............ Roman

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Spain (nation)  ........  Spain (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Andalusia (autonomous community)  ............  Andalusia (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Almería (province)  ................  Almería (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Almería (inhabited place)  ....................  Almería (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a Roman center
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
al-Marīyah..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 288
Al Mariyat..........  [VP]
.......................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Almería..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 288
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 11
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Portus Magnus..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 288
Unci..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Urci..........  [VP]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 288
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 288
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -370374
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 11
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 2 June 2003

 

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