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ID: 7010269
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010269

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Rostov-na-Donu (inhabited place)  Rostov-na-Donu (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 14 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.2333  decimal degrees
Long: 039 42 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 39.7000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on lower Don River; long important as trade link from E to W Russia; fortress of St. Dmitry stood here 1761-1763; town merged with Armenian city of Nakhichevan-na-Donu late 18th cen.; nation's largest producer of agricultural machinery.

Names:
Rostov-na-Donu (preferred,C,V)
Rostov-on-Don (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Rostovskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  ............  Rostovskaya Oblast’ (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Rostov-na-Donu (inhabited place)  ................  Rostov-na-Donu (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a customs post of Temernika in 1749
city (C)
regional capital (C)
port (C)
trade center (C)
transportation center (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Rostov-na-Donu..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 198
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Rostov-on-Don..........  [VP]
..........................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 198
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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