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ID: 7011607
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011607

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 048 24 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 48.4000  decimal degrees

Note: Located at the confluence of the Volga & Sviyaga rivers; sacked by Cossack rebels in 1796; birthplace of revolutionary statesman VI Lenin, whose home is now a museum; industries include engineering, bus & light truck construction & food processing.

Names:
Ulyanovsk (preferred,C,V)
Ulianovsk (C,V)
Uljanovsk (C,V)
Simbirsk (C,V)  ............ used 1780-1924, reinstated in 1991
Sinbirsk (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 Ul’yanovskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  ............  Ul’yanovskaya Oblast’ (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Ulyanovsk (inhabited place)  ................  Ulyanovsk (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a fortress in 1648
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Simbirsk..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 963
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 119
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Sinbirsk..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 119
Ulianovsk..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 114
Uljanovsk..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-182
Ulyanovsk..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 204
....................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 357
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 963
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 114; XII, 119
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-182
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 204
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 357
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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