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ID: 7008773
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 42 49 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.7136  decimal degrees
Long: 007 15 34 E  degrees minutes   Long: 7.2595  decimal degrees

Note: Conquered by Romans 1st century CE; ruled by Saracens 10th cen.; under counts of Savoy 1388-1860, although captured and held by French several times; pillaged by Turks 1543; ceded to France 1860; birthplace of Garibaldi; leading resort city of French Riviera.

Names:
Nice (preferred,C,V)
Nizza (C,O)
Nicaea (H,O)  ............ ancient
Nicea Liguriae (H,O)
Nikaia (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (region (administrative division))  ............  Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Nice (inhabited place)  ................  Nice (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Phocaeans from ancient Massilia (Marseille), 350 BC
city (C)
department capital (C)
port (C)
trade center (C)  ............  since ancient Roman times, 1st cen. AD
tourist center (C)
resort (C)

Related geographic places:
near/adjacent to ....  Cimiez .......... (inhabited place)
..............................  (World, Europe, France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) [5001068]

Sources and Contributors:
Nicaea..........  [FDA]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Nice..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...........  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 7:677
...........  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 139
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 846
Nicea Liguriae..........  [VP]
.............................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Nikaia..........  [VP]
.................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Nizza..........  [FDA, GRLPSC]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 677; 7:677
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1454990
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 139
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 846
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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