EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Cities, Europe, Year 1500

Description
This shapefile represents cities of Europe for the year 1500. Cities represents all inhabited places. The cities are ranked in 5 categories according to their importance. Big towns get number 5 and small villages number 1. This layer is part of the Euratlas Georeferenced Vector Data collection that is composed of 21 maps, one for each century from year 1 to year 2000. These maps depict the detailed political situation of Europe at the first day of each centennial year C.E. from year 1 to 2000. Each map is composed of two kinds of layers: physical features layers, such as seas and rivers, and political features layers, such as states and cities. Some layers also cover adjacent portions of North Africa and the Middle East.
Publisher
Euratlas-Nussli
Place(s)
Europe
Year
1500
Held by
Harvard
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