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ID: 7014775
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 037 48 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 37.8000  decimal degrees

Note: Ironworks was established here by Welshman John Hughes in 1872; was modernized after severe destruction of WW II; city contains over 40 coal pits; economic activity includes metallurgy, engineering, refrigerator manufacturing & food processing.

Names:
Donetsk (preferred,C,V)  ............ since 1961
Donets (C,V)
Doneck (C,V)
Donjezk (C,V)
Stalino (H,V)  ............ 1924-1961
Yuzovka (H,V)  ............ used until 1924, named for industrialist John Hughes
Juzovka (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ukraine (nation)  ........  Ukraine (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Doneck (oblast)  ............  Doneck (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Donetsk (inhabited place)  ................  Donetsk (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a metallurgical settlement in 1870
city (C)
regional capital (C)
mining center (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Doneck..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 175
Donets..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 342
Donetsk..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 175
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 57
Donjezk..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-47
Juzovka..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-81
Stalino..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 175
Yuzovka..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 249
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 175
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 249
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 175
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-47; I-81
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 342; 57
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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