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ID: 7008070
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 48 13 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.8036  decimal degrees
Long: 002 08 03 E  degrees minutes   Long: 2.1342  decimal degrees

Note: Built by French kings on site of Louis XIII's hunting lodge; seat of court of Louis XIV who built large palace; meeting place of States-General in 1783; scene of several treaty signings; German headquarters 1870-1871; seat of French government 1871-1879.

Names:
Versailles (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Île-de-France (region (administrative division))  ............  Île-de-France (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Versailles (inhabited place)  ................  Versailles (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Île-de-France (historical region)  ............  Île-de-France (historical region) (P)
Hierarchy of Versailles (inhabited place)  ................  Versailles (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  hunting lodge was built here in the early 17th century
city (C)
department capital (C)
episcopal see (C)
tourist center (C)
historic site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Versailles..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 990
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Polyglott-Reiseführer: Paris (1978) 61
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 208
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1294
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 990
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1475811
..................  Polyglott-Reiseführer: Paris (1978) 61
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 208
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1294
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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