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ID: 7011495
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011495

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Altay (republic)  Altay (republic)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 087 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 87.0000  decimal degrees

Note: The region comprises the Altai Mountains, valleys, and broad basins. It was inhabited as early as 3000 BCE, and inhabited by Mongols in the 5th century BCE. Later, it was ruled by the Turkish khanate from the 6th-10th centuries, and the Mongol khanates from the 13th-16th centuries. The region has been under Russian control since 1756. The economy is based on agriculture.

Names:
Altay (preferred,C,V)
Altay, Respublika (C,V)
Respublika Altay (C,V,display)
Altay Republic (C,V)
Altaj, Respublika (C,V)
Altaj (C,V)
Gorno-Altayskaya Avtonomnaya Oblast' (C,V)
Gorno-Altay (C,V)
Gorno-Altai (C,V)
Gorno-Altajskaja Avtonomnaja Oblast' (H,V)
Gorno-Altay autonomous oblast (H,O)
Oyrot Autonmous oblast (H,O)  ............ from 1922-1948
Gorno-Altai AO (H,O)
Gorno-Altayskaya AO (H,O)
Oyrotskaya Avtonomnaya Oblast' (H,O)
Oirot Autonomous Oblast (H,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 Altay (republic)  ............  Altay (republic) (P)

Place Types:
republic (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
oblast (H)  ............  from 1922-1948

Sources and Contributors:
Altaj..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-63
Altaj, Respublika..........  [VP]
................................  ISO Newsletter I-1 (2000) accessed 28 September 2007
Altay..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 28 September 2007
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 1 December 2014
Altay Republic..........  [VP]
.............................  AATA database (1995-)
Altay, Respublika..........  [VP Preferred]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 28 September 2007
Gorno-Altai..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 376
Gorno-Altai AO..........  [VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
Gorno-Altajskaja Avtonomnaja Oblast'..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-95
Gorno-Altay..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 342
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 376
.......................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
Gorno-Altay autonomous oblast..........  [VP]
..................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 376
Gorno-Altayskaya AO..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 28 September 2007
Gorno-Altayskaya Avtonomnaya Oblast'..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 75
Oirot Autonomous Oblast..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 28 September 2007
Oyrot Autonmous oblast..........  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 376
Oyrotskaya Avtonomnaya Oblast'..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 28 September 2007
Respublika Altay..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 342
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 376
..................  ISO Newsletter I-1 (2000) accessed 28 September 2007
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 28 September 2007
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 1 December 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-95
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-63
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 75
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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