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ID: 7017410
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7017410

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Saint-Brieuc (inhabited place)  Saint-Brieuc (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 30 38 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.5105  decimal degrees
Long: 002 45 57 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.7659  decimal degrees

Note: Named after Welsh monk, St. Briocus, who evangelized the region & established oratory there 6th cen.; site of massive fortified 13th-cen. cathedral of Saint-√Čtienne; a coastal & fishing port; sacked by Spanish 1592.

Names:
Saint-Brieuc (preferred,C,V)
Saint-Brieu (C,V)
Briocum (H,V)  ............ named after St. Briocus

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Brittany (region (administrative division))  ............  Brittany (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Saint-Brieuc (inhabited place)  ................  Saint-Brieuc (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brittany (historical region)  ........  Brittany (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Saint-Brieuc (inhabited place)  ............  Saint-Brieuc (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 5th cen.
city (C)
commercial center (C)
department capital (C)
industrial center (C)
market center (C)
port (C)
tourist center (C)
transportation center (C)
religious center (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Briocum..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
Saint-Brieu..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Saint-Brieuc..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 311
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 170
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1045
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 311
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1464183
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 170
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1045
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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