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ID: 7011565
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kaliningradskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  Kaliningradskaya Oblast’ (oblast)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 021 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 21.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises most of Pregolya river basin; most of the original German inhabitants have emigrated; economy is based on engineering, metalworking, fishing and trade in agricultural produce.

Names:
Kaliningradskaya Oblast’ (preferred,C,V)
Kaliningrad Oblast (C,V)
Kaliningrad (C,V,Russian (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Kaliningrad oblast (C,O,English,U,N)
Калининградская Область (C,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 Kaliningradskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  ............  Kaliningradskaya Oblast’ (oblast) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Kaliningradskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  ........  Kaliningradskaya Oblast’ (oblast)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Rossiya (republic)  ............  Rossiya (republic) (P)
Hierarchy of Kaliningradskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  ................  Kaliningradskaya Oblast’ (oblast) (P)

Place Types:
oblast (preferred, C)  ............  formed in 1945 from north half of German East Prussia, which was ceded to Soviet Union in Potsdam conference
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Калининградская Область..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 3 December 2014
Kaliningrad..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 697
.......................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
Kaliningrad oblast..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Kaliningrad Oblast..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 3 December 2014
Kaliningradskaya Oblast’..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 3 December 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 697
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 3 December 2014
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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