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ID: 7008231
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008231

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 01 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.0167  decimal degrees
Long: 004 32 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.5333  decimal degrees

Note: Main town of Iberian tribe Vaccaei; seat for kings of Castile & their courts 12th-13th cen.; Gothic cathedral (constructed between 1321-1504) houses El Greco's "St. Sebastian," noted Flemish tapestries, woodwork & stonework.

Names:
Palencia (preferred,C,V)
Pallantia (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Spain (nation)  ........  Spain (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Castilla y León (autonomous community)  ............  Castilla y León (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Palencia (province)  ................  Palencia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Palencia (inhabited place)  ....................  Palencia (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an ancient Iberian center
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
university center (H)  ............  founded 1208 by Alfonso IX; moved to Salamanca 1239

Sources and Contributors:
Palencia..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 77
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 148
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Pallantia..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 77
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 77
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 148
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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