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ID: 7014947
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7014947

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ulan-Ude (inhabited place)  Ulan-Ude (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 55 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.9167  decimal degrees
Long: 107 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 107.6667  decimal degrees

Note: On junction of Uda & Selenga rivers; became a fortress in 1689 & was long a place of exile; gold was discovered in 1840s; grew with Trans-Siberian Railroad 1900, connected to Mongolia 1949 & China 1956; site of several cultural & technological institutes.

Names:
Ulan-Ude (preferred,C,V)  ............ since 1934
Verkhne-Udinsk (H,V)  ............ until 1934
Verkhneudinsk (H,V)
Udinsk (H,V)
Udinskoye (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 Buryatiya (republic)  ............  Buryatiya (republic) (P)
Hierarchy of Ulan-Ude (inhabited place)  ................  Ulan-Ude (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a wintering camp by Cossacks in 1649
city (C)
capital (C)  ............  of the Far Eastern Republic since 1920
regional capital (C)  ............  since 1923, first of Buryat ASSR & later Buryatia republic
industrial center (C)  ............  includes locomotive & carriage repair, food-processing & glass-making
manufacturing center (C)
transportation center (C)
educational center (C)
cultural center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Udinsk..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 358
Udinskoye..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 962
Ulan-Ude..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1988) XII, 113
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 962
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 204
Verkhne-Udinsk..........  [VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 359
Verkhneudinsk..........  [VP]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-184
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1988) XII, 113
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 962
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-184
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 204
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 358; 359
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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