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ID: 7007595
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007595

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bielsko-Biała (inhabited place)  Bielsko-Biała (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 019 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 19.0000  decimal degrees

Note: At foothills of Carpathian Mountains; developed large textile industry in 16th cen.; produces gliders, machinery & automobiles; known for resorts & picturesque surroundings; connected by rail to Kraków & Czech Republic.

Names:
Bielsko-Biała (preferred,C,V)
Bielitz (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 Śla̜skie (voivodeship)  ............  Śla̜skie (voivodeship) (P)
Hierarchy of Bielsko-Biała (inhabited place)  ................  Bielsko-Biała (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 Bielsko-Biała (inhabited place)  ............  Bielsko-Biała (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important medieval center
city (C)  ............  incorporated with Biała city in 1951
provincial capital (C)
industrial center (C)
tourist center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bielitz..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 76
Bielsko-Biała..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..........................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 76
..........................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 203
..........................  Guide Bleu: Pologne (1967)
..........................  Nagel's: Poland (1974)
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 27
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 76
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 203
..................  Guide Bleu: Pologne (1967)
..................  Nagel's: Poland (1974)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 27
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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