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ID: 7012974
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 037 42 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 37.7000  decimal degrees

Note: First noted as village 1147; grew around 13th-cen. Kremlin; sacked and rebuilt several times; expanded culturally and economically under Peter the Great in 17th cen., Catherine the Great in 18th cen. and Soviet government in 20th cen.; bombed during WW II.

Names:
Moskva (preferred,C,V)
Moscow (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Moscou (C,O)
MoscĂș (C,O)
Moskau (C,O)
Moskou (C,V,Dutch-P,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Rossiya (republic)  ............  Rossiya (republic) (P)
Hierarchy of Moskva (autonomous city)  ................  Moskva (autonomous city) (P)
Hierarchy of Moscow (inhabited place)  ....................  Moscow (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Rossiya (republic)  ............  Rossiya (republic) (P)
Hierarchy of Moskovskaya Oblast' (oblast)  ................  Moskovskaya Oblast' (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Gorod Moskva (metropolitan area)  ....................  Gorod Moskva (metropolitan area) (P)
Hierarchy of Moscow (inhabited place)  ........................  Moscow (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since Neolithic times
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
commercial center (C)
cultural center (C)
transportation center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of the United Soviet Socialist Republics and the Russian Soviet Socialist Republics from 1917-1991

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Russia .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Asia) [7002435]

Sources and Contributors:
Moscou..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-115
Moscow..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 699
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
MoscĂș..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-115
Moskau..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-115
Moskou..........  [VP]
.................  Aad van Duijn, Universiteitsbibliotheek Amsterdam (2011)
Moskva..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 428
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 132
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 699
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 428
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-115
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 132
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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