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ID: 7009337
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 46 27 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.7742  decimal degrees
Long: 007 29 57 E  degrees minutes   Long: 7.4991  decimal degrees

Note: Located close to Italian border; famous health & winter resort; originally belonged to counts of Ventimiglia, a noble Genoese family; purchased in 14th cen. by princes of Monaco who governed it until 1848; purchased by France 1860; Grimaldi caves nearby.

Names:
Menton (preferred,C,V)
Mentone (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 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (region (administrative division))  ............  Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Menton (inhabited place)  ................  Menton (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was noted medieval center
town (C)
commune (administrative) (C)
tourist center (C)
resort center (C)
republic (H)  ............  1848-1860

Sources and Contributors:
Menton..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 23
.................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 126
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 751
Mentone..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-110
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 23
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1450921
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-110
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 126
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 751
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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