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ID: 7007715
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007715

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 018 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 18.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Busy port city that exports goods from Gliwice Canal via Oder River; passed from Bohemia to Hapsburgs, then incorporated into Prussia in 1742; famous for castings produced by foundry founded in 1796; became part of Poland after Postdam Treaty of 1945.

Names:
Gliwice (preferred,C,V)
Gleiwitz (H,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 Gliwice (inhabited place)  ................  Gliwice (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 Gliwice (inhabited place)  ............  Gliwice (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  chartered in 1276
city (C)
provincial capital (C)  ............  since 1312
industrial center (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Gleiwitz..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-64
Gliwice..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 339
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 304
.................  Nagel's: Poland (1969) 202-203
.................  Słownik Geograficzny (1880-1904) II, 592
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 73
.................  USBGN: Poland (1988)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 339
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 304
..................  Nagel's: Poland (1969) 202-203
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-64
..................  Słownik Geograficzny (1880-1904) II, 592
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 73
..................  USBGN: Poland (1988)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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