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ID: 7008211
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008211

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 38 24 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.6400  decimal degrees
Long: 001 36 56 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.6155  decimal degrees

Note: A strongly fortified major French naval station; on site of ancient Roman station; ruled by English until 1200; pillaged by English in 1295; withstood sieges 1378, 1418 and 1450; held for ransom by English in 1758; birthplace of painter Jean-Fran├žois Millet.

Names:
Cherbourg (preferred,C,V)
Carusburc (H,O)  ............ during the 11th century

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Normandie (region (administrative division))  ............  Normandie (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Cherbourg (inhabited place)  ................  Cherbourg (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Normandie (historical region)  ............  Normandie (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Cherbourg (inhabited place)  ................  Cherbourg (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since ancient Roman times
town (C)
port (C)
military center (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Carusburc..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 170
Cherbourg..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 44
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 249
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 3; 170; III, 170
..................  Michel: Dictionnaire des Communes (1984)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1419880
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 44
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 249
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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