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ID: 1049047
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Gdynia (inhabited place)  Gdynia (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 31 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.5167  decimal degrees
Long: 018 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 18.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Was small fishing village for 600 years; growth came after World War I & today is home of nation's navy; destroyed by Nazis during World War II; rebuilt & exports lumber, coal, sugar, iron ore & food products; site of a naval museum & maritime schools.

Names:
Gdynia (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Poland (nation)  ........  Poland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Pomorskie (voivodship)  ............  Pomorskie (voivodship) (P)
Hierarchy of Gdynia (inhabited place)  ................  Gdynia (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first chronicled in 1253
city (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Gdynia..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 159
.................  Nagel's: Poland (1969) 307
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 71
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 159
..................  Nagel's: Poland (1969) 307
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 71
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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