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ID: 1049105
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1049105

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Jelenia Góra (inhabited place)  Jelenia Góra (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 55 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.9167  decimal degrees
Long: 015 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 15.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Located in Sudeten mountains; prospered due to weaving industry in 15th & 16th cen.; was destroyed in Thirty Years' War (1618-1648); modern city is center for coal mining, metal, textile, pharmaceutical & lumber industries.

Names:
Jelenia Góra (preferred,C,V)
Hirschberg (C,O)
Hirschberg im Riesengebirge (C,O)
Hirschberg in Schlesien (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Poland (nation)  ........  Poland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Dolnośla̜skie (voivodeship)  ............  Dolnośla̜skie (voivodeship) (P)
Hierarchy of Jelenia Góra (inhabited place)  ................  Jelenia Góra (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Silesia (historical region)  ........  Silesia (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Jelenia Góra (inhabited place)  ............  Jelenia Góra (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by ancient Slavic tribes, medieval city was founded by Jelnik the knight in 11th cen.
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Hirschberg..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-74
Hirschberg im Riesengebirge..........  [VP]
...............................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 440
Hirschberg in Schlesien..........  [VP]
.........................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 440
Jelenia Góra..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 440
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 526
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 92
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 440
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 526
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-74
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 92
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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