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ID: 7001804
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001804

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 26 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.4333  decimal degrees
Long: 026 06 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 26.1000  decimal degrees

Note: Founded as military stronghold, strategically located on route to Constantinople; seat of Walachian sovereigns from 1459, when Vlad Ţepeş fortified city against Turks; later developed as economic center under Ottomans; damaged by earthquake in 1977.

Names:
București (preferred,C,V)  ............ name first documented in document of Vlad Ţepeș (the Impaler) from 1459
Bükreș (C,O)
Bucuresci (C,O)
Bucarest (C,O)
Bucharest (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Bukarest (C,O)
Bukharest (C,O)
Bukhorest (C,O)
Little Paris (H,O)  ............ referring to the city's cultural & social brilliance, name used before WW II
Cetatea Dambovitei (H,O)  ............ name used in 14th 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 București (municipality)  ............  București (municipality) (P)
Hierarchy of Bucharest (inhabited place)  ................  Bucharest (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in prehistoric times, modern town founded in 14th cen.
city (C)
national capital (C)  ............  of Walachia, from 1659; of Romanian state, from 1862
regional capital (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Romania .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Europe) [1000091]

Sources and Contributors:
Bucarest..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
Bucharest..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 596
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 35
Bucuresci..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 129
București..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 596
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 35
....................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Bukarest..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-26
Bukharest..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 129
Bukhorest..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 129
Bükreș..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
Cetatea Dambovitei..........  [VP]
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 129
Little Paris..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 129
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 129
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 596
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-26
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 35
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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