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ID: 7002699
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002699

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Prahova (county)  Prahova (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 026 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 26.0000  decimal degrees

Note: County in south-central Romania; includes the forested Bucegi, Ciucas, & Buzau mountain ranges as well as the Eastern Carpathians & the sub-Carpathians; the petroleum industry is important here; agricultural activities include cereal growing, vineyard & orchard cultivation, & livestock rearing; the area of the county is 1,812 square miles (4,694 square km).

Names:
Prahova (preferred,C,V)
Judeţul Prahova (C,V)
Prahova, Judetul (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Romania (nation)  ........  Romania (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Prahova (county)  ............  Prahova (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Judeţul Prahova..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 21 May 2019
Prahova..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 11/01
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 157
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Prahova, Judetul..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 11/01
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 157
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 11/01

 

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