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ID: 1074816
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1074816

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 16 21 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 20.2724  decimal degrees
Long: 085 50 02 E  degrees minutes   Long: 85.8339  decimal degrees

Note: Former center of Śaivite religion; has many temples (dating 7th to 16th cen.) which demonstrate all phases of Orissan architecture including the Mukteshwara, Lingaraja and Parashurāmeshwar. The town is on a highway between Madras and Calcutta.

Names:
Bhubaneshwar (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Bhuvaneshvar (C,V)
Bhubaneswar (C,V)
Bhuvaneśvara (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of India (nation)  ........  India (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Odisha (state)  ............  Odisha (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Bhubaneshwar (inhabited place)  ................  Bhubaneshwar (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settlement began 3rd cen. BC
town (C)
state capital (C)  ............  moved from Cuttack 1948
provincial capital (H)  ............  Hindu dynasties 5th-10th cen.
regional capital (C)

Related geographic places:
near/adjacent to ....  Udayagiri .......... (sacred site)
..............................  (World, Asia, India, Odisha) [7578802]

Sources and Contributors:
Bhubaneshwar..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 January 2005
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Bhubaneswar..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 101
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 189
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 27
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 538
Bhuvaneshvar..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008)
Bhuvaneśvara..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 189
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 101
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 189
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 January 2005
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2091695
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 27
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 538
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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