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Hesse (Germany)

LC control no.n 83009487
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingHesse (Germany)
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Geographic subdivision usageGermany--Hesse
Variant(s)Gross-Hessen (Germany)
Greater Hesse (Germany)
Hessen (Germany)
Land Hesse (Germany)
State of Hesse (Germany)
See alsoHesse-Darmstadt (Germany)
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Hesse-Nassau (Germany)
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Biography/History noteThe various historical jurisdictions whose names include the term "Hessen" (i.e. Grossherzogtum Hessen; Hessen-Darmstadt) are not co-terminous. This heading denotes the German federal state of Hessen, established in the wake of World War II on September 19, 1945)
Beginning date1945-09-19
Special noteOld catalog heading: Hesse
Use for the period 1945- date
Found inGEOnet, viewed March 9, 2015 (Hesse [conventional]; State of Hesse [conventional]; Hesse [short]; Hessen [approved]; Land Hessen [approved]; ADM1 in Germany, 50°33ʹ00ʺ N 009°00ʹ00ʺ E)
Columbia gazeteer of the world, viewed online March 9, 2015 (formed in 1945 through the consolidation of Hesse-Nassau, and most of Hesse-Darmstadt)
Geographic area codee-gx---
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