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ID: 1053065
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1053065

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 034 09 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 34.1500  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Desna River; first mentioned in chronicles of 1147, it became an important post on trade route from Moscow to the Ukraine; stronghold on Russia's S frontier border in 16th cen.; industries include engineering, cement & building materials.

Names:
Bryansk (preferred,C,V)
Br'ansk (C,V)
Briansk (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 Bryanskaya Oblast' (oblast)  ............  Bryanskaya Oblast' (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Bryansk (inhabited place)  ................  Bryansk (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
trade center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Br'ansk..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 586
Briansk..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 586
Bryansk..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 34
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 586
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 34
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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