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ID: 1058004
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1058004

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 58 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.9667  decimal degrees
Long: 036 04 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 36.0667  decimal degrees

Note: Located at headwaters of Oka river; was home of many writers & poets; was badly damaged in heavy fighting during WW II, & was restored with many modern structures; manufactures machine tools, glass, leather, footwear & textiles.

Names:
Orel (preferred,C,V)
Or'ol (C,V)
Oryol (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 Orel (oblast)  ............  Orel (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Orel (inhabited place)  ................  Orel (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1564 as a stronghold of the Muscovite state against the Tartars
city (C)
regional capital (C)
manufacturing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Orel..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 146
Or'ol..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 1021
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 897
Oryol..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 1021
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 1021
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 146
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 897
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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