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ID: 7012585
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7012585

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 54 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.9000  decimal degrees
Long: 009 11 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 9.1833  decimal degrees

Note: The city of Ludwigsburg is located on the Neckar River just north of Stuttgart in southwestern Germany. Founded by the Duke of Württemberg in the early 18th century, the town surrounds the ducal palace, the largest Baroque castle in Germany. Ludwigsburg was famous for the manufacture of porcelain; the famous Ludwigsburg faience and porcelain earthenware was made there between 1736 and 1824. The city now also produces musical instruments, textiles, machinery, and iron and wire products. The 2004 estimated population was 88,100.

Names:
Ludwigsburg (preferred,C,V,German-P,U,N)  ............ from 18th century, for its founder, Duke Eberhard Ludwig of Württemberg

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Germany (nation)  ........  Germany (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Baden-Württemberg (state)  ............  Baden-Württemberg (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Ludwigsburg (inhabited place)  ................  Ludwigsburg (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  ancient Celtic remains are nearby; town developed around existing palace; chartered in 1718 and later enlarged
city (C)
manufacturing center (C)
cultural center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ludwigsburg..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:537
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 7:548
.......................  Müllers Deutsches Ortsbuch (1988)
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 694
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:537
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 7:548
..................  LC Name Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) Ludwigsburg (Germany) NAF80035809, accessed 17 Feb. 2004
..................  Müllers Deutsches Ortsbuch (1988)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1821445
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 694
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 Feb. 2004

 

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