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ID: 7014825
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7014825

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 06 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.1000  decimal degrees
Long: 039 26 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 39.4333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Don River, E of Sea of Azov; first major known city in area; changed hands & renamed several times; controlled by Genoese 13th cen.; captured by Ottoman Empire 1471 & by Peter the Great 1696; Russian possession since Belgrade Treaty 1739.

Names:
Azov (preferred,C,V)
Asow (C,O)
Azak (H,V)
Tana (H,O)
Tanais (H,O)
Asovia (H,O)
Assovium (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 Rostovskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  ............  Rostovskaya Oblast’ (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Azov (inhabited place)  ................  Azov (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Greeks as colony of Tanais ca. 6th cen. BC
town (C)
archaeological site (C)
manufacturing center (C)
fish-processing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Asovia..........  [VP]
.................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 31
Asow..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000)
...........  Orbis Latinus (1971) 31
Assovium..........  [VP]
.................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 31
Azak..........  [VP]
...........  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
Azov..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 67
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 758
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 18
Tana..........  [VP]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 66
Tanais..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 66
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 66; I, 67
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 758
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000)
..................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 31
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 18
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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