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ID: 7006471
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Daugavpils (inhabited place)  Daugavpils (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 52 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.8667  decimal degrees
Long: 026 31 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 26.5167  decimal degrees

Note: Fortress above present town was founded by Brothers of the Sword, a branch of Teutonic Knights in 13th cen.; town & fortress were destroyed & rebuilt by Ivan the Terrible in 1570s; ruled by Poland, Russia, & fell to Napoleon; badly damaged in WW I & II.

Names:
Daugavpils (preferred,C,V)
Daugpilis (C,V)
Dvinsk (C,V)
D√ľnaburg (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Latvija (nation)  ........  Latvija (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Daugavpils Novads (municipality)  ............  Daugavpils Novads (municipality) (P)
Hierarchy of Daugavpils (inhabited place)  ................  Daugavpils (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Teutonic Knights in 1278
city (C)
district capital (C)
transportation center (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Daugavpils..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 639
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 228
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 900
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 53
Daugpilis..........  [VP]
....................  Lietuvos Respublika, Map (1992)
D√ľnaburg..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-48
Dvinsk..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 342
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 639
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 228
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 900
..................  Lietuvos Respublika, Map (1992)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-48
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 53
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 342
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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