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ID: 7013050
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 020 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 20.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Pregolya River; formerly a major German naval base in East Prussia; residence of Teutonic Knights 15th cen. & later seat of dukes of Prussia; site of coronation of Frederick I 1701 & William I 1861; industries include engineering & papermaking.

Names:
Kaliningrad (preferred,C,V)
Królewiec (C,V)
Königsberg (H,V)

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 Kaliningrad (oblast)  ................  Kaliningrad (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Kaliningrad (inhabited place)  ....................  Kaliningrad (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Teutonic Knights in 1286
city (C)  ............  granted to USSR from Germany as part of Potsdam agreement of 1945
regional capital (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Kaliningrad..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 696
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 95
.......................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Königsberg..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-89
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 347
Królewiec..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/24/00
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 696
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/24/00
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-89
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 95
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 347
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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