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ID: 7014842
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7014842

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 58 38 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 58.6333  decimal degrees
Long: 049 38 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 49.6333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Vyatka River; captured by Moscow in 1489 & later by Tatars; important trade center in 17th cen.; local handicrafts now replaced by metal & timber industries; revolutionary leader AI Herzen founded libray here during his exile ca. 1840s.

Names:
Kirov (preferred,C,V)  ............ since 1934
Vyatka (H,V)  ............ from 1780-1934
Vjatka (H,V)
Viatka (H,V)
V'atka (H,V)
Khlynov (H,V)  ............ from 1181-1780

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kirovskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  ............  Kirovskaya Oblast’ (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Kirov (inhabited place)  ................  Kirov (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by traders from Novogorod in 1181
city (C)
regional capital (C)  ............  since 1780
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Khlynov..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 890
Kirov..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 483
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 890
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 101
..............  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
V'atka..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989)
Viatka..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Vjatka..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Vyatka..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 890
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 483
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 890
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 101
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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