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ID: 7010312
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010312

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 055 58 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 55.9667  decimal degrees

Note: The city is located in the Bashkirskaya Respublika on the Belaja River. It grew rapidly in the 20th century with the development of the Volga-Ural oilfield. Other industries include chemicals, synthetic rubber, furniture, and mining machinery. It has been connected administratively with the nearby town of Chernikovsk since 1956. The 2003 population was estimated at 1,096.600.

Names:
Ufa (preferred,C,V)
Ufae (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Rossija (nation)  ........  Rossija (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Bashkortostan (republic)  ............  Bashkortostan (republic) (P)
Hierarchy of Ufa (inhabited place)  ................  Ufa (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a fortress in 1574 to protect trade route across Urals from Kazan to T'umen'
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
transportation center (C)
cultural center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ufa..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 204
Ufae..........  [VP]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 104
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 104
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 204
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 24 July 2003

 

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