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ID: 7007660
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 22 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.3667  decimal degrees
Long: 018 41 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 18.6833  decimal degrees

Note: One of nation's oldest cities; seized by Teutonic Knights in 1308; prospered until Swedish wars in 17th century; seized by Prussia in 1772; free city in 1807 and 1919-1939; site of Hitler's 1 September 1939 invasion of Poland.

Names:
Gdańsk (preferred,C,V)
Danzig (C,O)
Gdansk (C,O)
Dantzig (C,O)
Gyddanyzc (H,V)
Kdanc (H,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 Pomorskie (voivodeship)  ............  Pomorskie (voivodeship) (P)
Hierarchy of Gdańsk (inhabited place)  ................  Gdańsk (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Slavs in 925
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
industrial center (C)
port (C)
educational center (C)
episcopal see (C)
commercial center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of dukedom of Pomerania & Pomerelia in 13th cen. until it passed to Teutonic Order in 1309

Sources and Contributors:
Dantzig..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 325
Danzig..........  [FDA, VP]
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Gdansk..........  [FDA]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Gdańsk..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:323-324
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 5:159
.................  Nagel's: Poland (1969) 294-296
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 71
Gyddanyzc..........  [VP]
....................  Nagel's: Poland (1969) 294
Kdanc..........  [VP]
..............  Nagel's: Poland (1969) 294
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 323-324; I, 325; 1:323-324
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 159; 5:159
..................  Nagel's: Poland (1969) 294; 294-296
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 71
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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