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ID: 7010600
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Évora (inhabited place)  Évora (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 34 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.5667  decimal degrees
Long: 007 54 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -7.9000  decimal degrees

Note: Was base of Roman commander Quintus Sertorius 80-72 BC; held by Moors, then Christians (1166); under control of Spanish 1663-1665; trade center for corn, apples, hay & pigs; noted for Roman Temple of Diana & 16th-cen. São Francisco church.

Names:
Évora (preferred,C,V)
Ébora (C,V)
Ebora (H,V)  ............ original
Jabura (H,V)  ............ Moorish
Liberalitas Julia (H,V)  ............ named because Julius Caesar granted municipal privileges to place

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Portugal (nation)  ........  Portugal (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Évora (national district)  ............  Évora (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Évora (inhabited place)  ................  Évora (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a Roman base
city (C)
district capital (C)
educational center (C)  ............  Instituto Universitário de Évora founded 1973
trade center (C)
archiepiscopal see (C)  ............  since 16th cen.
episcopal see (H)  ............  founded 5th cen.
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ebora..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 623-624
Ébora..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Évora..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 623-624
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
Jabura..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 623-624
Liberalitas Julia..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 623-624
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 623-624
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2164922
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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