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ID: 7006629
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7006629

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 59 26 02 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 59.4330  decimal degrees
Long: 024 43 41 E  degrees minutes   Long: 24.7280  decimal degrees

Note: Fortified settlement existed on site from late 1st mill. BCE; town flourished by 12th cen. CE; captured by Danes in 1219, new fortress built on Toompea hill; ruled by Teutonic Knights from 1346, by Sweden from 1561, & by Russia from 1710.

Names:
Tallinn (preferred,C,V)
Tallin (C,O)
Reval (C,O)  ............ name used until 1918
Revel (H,V)  ............ name used until 1918
Revel' (C,V)  ............ name used until 1918
Tallinna (C,V)
Tallina (C,V)
Talinas (C,V)
Rääveli (C,V)
Kallinn (C,V)
Kolyvan (C,V)
Kalevan (C,V)
Qlwn (C,V)
Qalaven (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Eesti (nation)  ........  Eesti (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Harjumaa (county)  ............  Harjumaa (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Tallinn (inhabited place)  ................  Tallinn (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by 1st mill. BCE
city (C)
national capital (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
cultural center (C)
fortified settlement (H)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Eesti .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Europe) [7006540]

Sources and Contributors:
Kalevan..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Kallinn..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 October 2006
Kolyvan..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 October 2006
Qalaven..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Qlwn..........  [VP]
...........  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Rääveli..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 October 2006
Reval..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Revel..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 524
Revel'..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 October 2006
Talinas..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 October 2006
Tallin..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 524
Tallina..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 October 2006
Tallinn..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 592
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 October 2006
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Tallinna..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 October 2006
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 592
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 524
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 October 2006
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)

 

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