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ID: 1050135
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1050135

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 27 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.4500  decimal degrees
Long: 028 02 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 28.0333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on hill in marshes at confluence of Danube & Siret rivers on Brateș lake; developed as prosperous port; ruled by Turks 16th cen.-1829; was heavily damaged & Jewish population was devastated by retreating Nazi troops in WW II.

Names:
Galaţi (preferred,C,V)  ............ first documented in 15th cen.
Galati (C,V,English-P)
Galati ()
Galatz (C,O)
גלאצי (C,U,Hebrew )
Schela Galaţi (H,V)  ............ meaning "Galaţi ship moorage," name documented in 16th cen.

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Romania (nation)  ........  Romania (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Galaţi (county)  ............  Galaţi (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Galati (inhabited place)  ................  Galati (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  a village on this site was first documented in 15th cen.
city (C)
county seat (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
גלאצי..........  [IMJ]
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Galati..........  [IMJ Preferred, VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 320
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Galaţi..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 80
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 70
Galatz..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 320
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 70
Schela Galaţi..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 80
Subject: .....  [IMJ, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 320
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 80
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 70
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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