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ID: 7002443
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002443

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Wales (country)  Wales (country)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 003 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Originally inhabited by Celts; not subdued by Rome; was stronghold for Britons & Celts against invading Anglo-Saxons in 5th cen. CE; repulsed Danish invasions 9th cen.; saw conflict with England from 11th cen. until Edward I of England gained control.

Names:
Wales (preferred,C,V,English-P,U)  ............ from Anglo-Saxon "Waelisc," meaning "foreign" & refering to native Brythonic Celts
Wales (German)
Wales (Dutch)
Wales (Swedish)
Cymru (C,V,Welsh,U,N)
Cimru (C,V,Welsh,U,N)
Galles (C,O,O,English,U)
Galles (Italian)
Gales (C,O,Basque)
Gales ()
Gales (Spanish)
Welsh (C,O)
Walsh (C,O)
וולס (C,U,Hebrew )
an Bhreatain Bheag (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Gal·les (C,U,Catalan)
Kembre (C,U,Breton)
Kimrio (C,U,Esperanto)
Kimrujo (C,U,Esperanto)
Pays de Galles (C,U,French)
Velsas (C,U,Lithuanian)
Уэльс (C,U,Russian)
Cambria (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Wales (country)  ............  Wales (country) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Great Britain (island)  ............  Great Britain (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Wales (country)  ................  Wales (country) (P)

Place Types:
country (preferred, C)  ............  area was first united in 9th cen.; has been politically joined with England since 1282
first level subdivision (C)
principality (C)
area (C)

Sources and Contributors:
וולס..........  [IMJ]
...........  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Уэльс..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
an Bhreatain Bheag..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
Cambria..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
Cimru..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1008
Cymru..........  [VP]
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 700
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
Gales..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Galles..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-59
Gal·les..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
Kembre..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
Kimrio..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
Kimrujo..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
Pays de Galles..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
Velsas..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
Wales..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 700
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 212
Walsh..........  [VP]
..............  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Welsh..........  [VP]
..............  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 700
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1008
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2634895
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2610774
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-59
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 212
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wales
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
..........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)

 

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