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ID: 7018212
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Chechnya (republic)  Chechnya (republic)

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 045 05 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 45.0830  decimal degrees

Note: The area, inhabited mainly by Sunni Muslims who speak the Caucasian language, was part of the Checheno-Igushetia republic after WW II until 1991, when the regions were split. The region tried to gain independence from the new Russian Federation in the mid-1990s.

Names:
Chechnya (preferred,C,V)
Chechenskaya Respublika (C,V)
Čečenskaja Respublika (C,V)
Chechenia-provisional (C,V)
Chechenia (C,V)
Checheno (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 Chechnya (republic)  ............  Chechnya (republic) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Chechnya (republic)  ........  Chechnya (republic) (P)

Place Types:
republic (preferred, C)  ............  was part of amalgamation of Chechen & Ingush autonomous oblasts during most of 20th cen.
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
historical connection ....  Checheno-Ingushetia .......... (former administrative division)
........................................  (World, Asia, Russia) [8711670]

Sources and Contributors:
Čečenskaja Respublika..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Newsletter I-1 (2000) accessed 27 September 2007
Chechenia..........  [VP]
....................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 699-700
Chechenia-provisional..........  [VP]
......................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Checheno..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 145
.................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
Chechenskaya Respublika..........  [VP Preferred]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 September 2007
Chechnya..........  [VP]
.................  Chechnya, Los Angeles Times (1994)
.................  Chechnya, New York Times (1994)
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 1 December 2014
.................  Rebel Region, New York Times (1994)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 699-700
..................  Chechnya, Los Angeles Times (1994)
..................  Chechnya, New York Times (1994)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 145
..................  ISO Newsletter I-1 (2000) accessed 27 September 2007
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 September 2007
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 1 December 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-63
..................  Rebel Region, New York Times (1994)
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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