Place - Geography


  • Place (geography), an area with definite or indefinite boundaries or a portion of space in which has a name in an area
  • Place (United States Census Bureau), defined as any concentration of population
    • Census-designated place, a populated area lacking its own municipal government
    • Incorporated place, a populated area with its own municipal government
  • Populated place, a designation by the United States Geological Survey
  • Place, based on the Cornish word plas meaning Mansion
    • Place House, a 16th century mansion largely remodelled in the 19th century, in Fowey, Cornwall
    • Prideaux Place, an Elizabethan mansion in Padstow, Cornwall
    • Place House, a 19th century mansion on the site of a medieval priory, in St Anthony in Roseland, Cornwall
  • Placé, a commune in Pays de la Loire, Paris, France
  • Plače, a small settlement in Slovenia

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... According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land. ...

Famous quotes containing the word geography:

    Ktaadn, near which we were to pass the next day, is said to mean “Highest Land.” So much geography is there in their names.
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