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ID: 1049474
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 27 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.4500  decimal degrees
Long: 018 31 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 18.5167  decimal degrees

Note: One of nation's largest & most popular seaside resorts since 16th cen.; surrounded by wooded hills; annexed to the free city of Gdańsk under Napoleon in 1807; was returned to Poland in 1945; connected by rail to Gydnia & Gdańsk.

Names:
Sopot (preferred,C,V)
Zoppot (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 Pomorskie (voivodship)  ............  Pomorskie (voivodship) (P)
Hierarchy of Sopot (inhabited place)  ................  Sopot (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first documented in 13th cen.
city (C)
port (C)
resort (C)
transportation center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Sopot..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 876
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 16
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 186
Zoppot..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-198
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 876
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 16
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-198
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 186
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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