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ID: 7007626
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007626

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 21 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.3500  decimal degrees
Long: 018 58 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 18.9667  decimal degrees

Note: Oldest & largest city in Górny Śląsk coal region; leading silver mining town since 12th cen.; passing to Germany in mid-18th cen., it had the only Polish secondary school; center for Polish underground during World War II.

Names:
Bytom (preferred,C,V)
Beuthen (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 Śla̜skie (voivodeship)  ............  Śla̜skie (voivodeship) (P)
Hierarchy of Bytom (inhabited place)  ................  Bytom (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 Bytom (inhabited place)  ............  Bytom (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 11th cen. by King Boleslaw I, the Brave
city (C)
industrial center (C)
mining center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of independent dukedom from 1282-1289

Sources and Contributors:
Beuthen..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-19
Bytom..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 137
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 699
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..............  Słownik Geograficzny (1880-1904)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 137
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 699
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-19
..................  Słownik Geograficzny (1880-1904)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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