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ID: 7008769
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008769

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 28 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.4667  decimal degrees
Long: 000 22 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.3667  decimal degrees

Note: Captured by Visigoths in 413 & by Moors in 714; seat of independent Moorish kingdom of Valencia 1021; kingdom captured from Moorish Almoravids by El Cid, who held it until his death in 1099; kingdom & city retaken by Moors 1102; united with Castile 1479.

Names:
Valencia (preferred,C,V)
Valence (C,V)
Valenza (C,O)
Valencia del Cid (H,V)  ............ medieval name
Valentia (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 Comunidad Valenciana (autonomous community)  ............  Comunidad Valenciana (autonomous community) (P)
Hierarchy of Valencia (province)  ................  Valencia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Valencia (inhabited place)  ....................  Valencia (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was prosperous Roman center, first documented in 2nd cen. BC
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
manufacturing center (C)
cultural center (C)  ............  flourished in 15th cen.
publishing center (C)  ............  was site of first Spanish printing press in 1474
capital (H)  ............  of loyalists during Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939
colony (H)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Valence..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Valencia..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 240-241
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 206
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Valencia del Cid..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 980
Valentia..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 241
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12579
Valenza..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 552
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 980
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 552
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 240-241; XII, 241
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12579
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -406131
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 206
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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