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ID: 1048917
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1048917

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Biała Podlaska (inhabited place)  Biała Podlaska (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 03 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.0500  decimal degrees
Long: 023 05 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 23.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on rail line linking Warsaw with Moscow; became important village in 15th cen.; noted for pottery & linen; important aircraft industry destroyed in World War II; sites include 15th-cen. Church of St. Anne & Church of the Basilians (1747).

Names:
Biała Podlaska (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Poland (nation)  ........  Poland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Lubelskie (voivodeship)  ............  Lubelskie (voivodeship) (P)
Hierarchy of Biała Podlaska (inhabited place)  ................  Biała Podlaska (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important medieval center
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Biała Podlaska..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 192
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 27
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 192
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 27
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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