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ID: 7007600
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007600

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Castellón de la Plana (inhabited place)  Castellón de la Plana (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 59 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.9833  decimal degrees
Long: 000 02 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.0333  decimal degrees

Note: Originally situated on La Magdalena Hill; relocated to present location N of Valencia city on fecund plain near Mediterranean shore in 1251; noted for 14th-cen. Gothic Santa María church, with unusual separate belfry, & 17th-cen. town hall.

Names:
Castellón de la Plana (preferred,C,V)
Castelló de la Plana (C,V)
Castellón (NA,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 Valenciana (autonomous community)  ............  Comunidad Valenciana (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Castellón (province)  ................  Castellón (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Castellón de la Plana (inhabited place)  ....................  Castellón de la Plana (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  relocated to present site in 13th cen.
city (C)  ............  status given 1873
provincial capital (C)  ............  since 1833

Sources and Contributors:
Castelló de la Plana..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 35
Castellón..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Castellón de la Plana..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
......................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 932
......................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
......................................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 40
......................................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 932
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -376967
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 35
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 40
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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