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Avignon (France)

LC control no.n 80097464
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingAvignon (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Avignon
Variant(s)Avenio Cavarum (France)
Avenio (France)
Aveniona (France)
Avenionis Urbs (France)
Avenneca Civitas (France)
Avennica Civitas (France)
Avennio (France)
Avinio (France)
Aviniona (France)
Avinionum (France)
Avinum (France)
Avio (France)
Aviona (France)
See alsoPredecessor: Avignon (Papal city)
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Special noteOld catalog heading: Avignon
Found inBenoît, F. Avignon au double ... 1932.
Orbis Latinus, 1972: I:191 (Avenio, Avenio Cavarum, Aveniona, Avenionensis, Avenionis urbs, Avenneca civ.,Avennica civ., Avenniensis, Avennio, Avinio, Aviniona, Avinionensis, Avinionum, Avinum, Avio, Aviona: Avignon, Hst. d. Dép. Vaucluse, Frankreich)
Columbia encyc., c1993 (Avignon, capital of Vaucluse dept., SE France, on the Rhône River; located in, but never a part of, the Comtat Venaissin, it was the papal see from 1309 to 1378 and the residence of several antipopes from 1378 to 1408 during the Great Schism; Pope Clement VI bought full title to Avignon from the countess of Provence in 1348; after the Great Schism Avignon was nominally ruled by papal legates but the citizens actually governed themselves; in 1791 after a plebiscite it was incorporated into France)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 43⁰57ʹ00ʺN 004⁰49ʹ00ʺE)
Geographic area codee-fr---