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Hampshire (England)


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    • Hants (England)
    • Southampton (England : County)
    • Hampshire, Eng
    • County of Hampshire (England)
    • County of Southampton (England)
    • Hantescire (England)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Hampshire, Eng
  • Sources

    • found: BL hdg.(Hampshire (England))
    • found: Foreign names information bulletin, July 31, 2001(former name: Hampshire--ADM1, 51°05ʹN 01°15ʹW (UK19); new name: Hampshire [short form], County of--ADM1, 51°05ʹN 01°10ʹE (UKF2))
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(adm2; 51°00ʹ00ʺN 001°15ʹ00ʺW)
    • found: GEOnet, 17 February 2014( (1) Hampshire (approved); variant: Hants; country: United Kingdom; 51° 00ʹ 00ʺ N, 001°15ʹ 00ʺ W; 51 [N], -1.25 [W]; administrative division; (2) Hampshire (approved and short); County of Hampshire (approved); country: United Kingdom; 51° 05ʹ 00ʺ N, 001°10ʹ 00ʺ W; 51.083333 [N], -1.166667 [W]; first-order administrative division)
    • found: Wikipedia, 17 February 2014(Hampshire; abbreviated Hants; a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom; ceremonial county; the largest county in South East England; recorded in the Domesday book as Hantescire; from 1889 until 1959, the administrative county was named the County of Southampton; although the Isle of Wight was traditionally part of Hampshire, it has been administratively independent for over a century, obtaining a county council of its own in 1890; the Isle of Wight became a full ceremonial county in 1974; apart from a shared police force, there are now no formal administrative links between the Isle of Wight and Hampshire; the towns of Bournemouth and Christchurch also fall within the traditional county of Hampshire but were transferred to Dorset in the local government reorganisation of 1974; the boundary was changed again in 1992, when South Tidworth was transferred to Wiltshire; the county town of Hampshire is Winchester; with the exceptions of the unitary authorities of Portsmouth and Southampton, Hampshire is governed by Hampshire County Council based in Winchester, with several non-metropolitan districts beneath it)
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    • [Old catalog heading: Hampshire]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-01-17: new
    • 2017-01-01: revised
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