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ID: 7031832
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Nijmegen (inhabited place)  Nijmegen (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 005 52 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 5.8667  decimal degrees

Note: Known as oldest city in the Netherlands, it was the imperial residence of Charlemagne and during the Carolingian emperors of the 9th century. Castle was destroyed by Vikings and rebuilt by Frederick Barbarossa in 1155 (later destroyed by French). Chartered in 1184. Joined Hanseatic League in 1364 and the Union of Utrecht against Spain 1579.

Names:
Nijmegen (preferred,C,V,Dutch,U)
Nijmwegen (C,V)
Nimwegen (C,O,German,U,N)
Nimwegen (Dutch,U)
Nimègue (C,O,French,U,N)
Nimègue (Dutch,U)
Nymwegen (C,O)
Nimeguen (C,O)
Nijmeyen (NA,V,Dutch,U)
Nymegen (NA,V,Dutch,U)
Noviomagus (H,V)
Noviomagus Batavorum (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Netherlands (nation)  ........  Netherlands (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Gelderland (province)  ............  Gelderland (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Nijmegen (inhabited place)  ................  Nijmegen (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  originated as Roman settlement
city (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Gelderland, until capture by French in 1794

Sources and Contributors:
Nijmegen..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 708-709
.................  Kunstreisboek voor Nederland (1977) 242
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 140
Nijmeyen..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Nijmwegen..........  [GRLPSC]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
Nimègue..........  [VP]
.................  Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 2, 353
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II:663
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) accessed 27 Dec 2002
Nimeguen..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 849
Nimwegen..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
Noviomagus..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 708-709
Noviomagus Batavorum..........  [VP]
...................................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 15053
Nymegen..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Nymwegen..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 2, 353
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 663; II:663
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 708-709
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 15053
..................  Kunstreisboek voor Nederland (1977) 242
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2150237
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) accessed 27 Dec 2002
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 140
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 849
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 663
..........  Phaidon Art Guide: Holland (1987) 186

 

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