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ID: 7002323
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 22 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.3667  decimal degrees
Long: 028 32 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 28.5333  decimal degrees

Note: Was important Byzantine center; was last independent Greek city in Anatolia to surrender to Ottomans; was captured by Tamerlane in 1402; retaken by Ottoman sultan Murad II in 15th cen.; partially burned during Turkish War of Independence 1919-1922.

Names:
Alaşehir (preferred,C,V)
Alasehir (C,V)
Alashehr (C,V)
Philadelphia (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Turkey (nation)  ........  Turkey (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Aegean Region (region (geographic))  ............  Aegean Region (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Manisa (province)  ................  Manisa (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Alaşehir (inhabited place)  ....................  Alaşehir (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by King Attalus II of Pergamum, ca. 150 BC
town (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Alasehir..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 16
Alaşehir..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Baedekers: Türkei (1973)
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 16
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 202
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 9
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Alashehr..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 16
Philadelphia..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 16
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Baedekers: Türkei (1973)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 16
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 202
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 9
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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