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ID: 7011591
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011591

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of R'azan' (inhabited place)  R'azan' (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 38 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.6333  decimal degrees
Long: 039 44 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 39.7333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Oka River; original town lay downstream on Proyna River; sacked by Tatars 1237, 1372 & 1378 & by Moscow 1371; seat of princedom in 11th & 15th cen.; noted for medieval architecture & many oil-refineries & petrochemical plants.

Names:
R'azan' (preferred,C,V)
Riazan' (C,V)
Rjazan' (C,V)
Rjasan' (C,V)
Ryazan (C,V)
Ryazan' (C,O)
Pereyaslavl-Ryazan (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 Ryazanskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  ............  Ryazanskaya Oblast’ (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of R'azan' (inhabited place)  ................  R'azan' (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1095
city (C)  ............  since 1778
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
petroleum refining center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Pereyaslavl-Ryazan..........  [VP]
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 795
R'azan'..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 795
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 269
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-144
Riazan'..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Rjasan'..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Rjazan'..........  [BHA]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Ryazan'..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Ryazan..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 165
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 795
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 269
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-144
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 165
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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