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ID: 7003382
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003382

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of L'viv (inhabited place)  L'viv (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 024 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 24.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Taken by Poles in 1340; passed to Austrians 1772; given back to Poland in 1919; captured by Soviet Union in 1939; products include buses, machinery, bicycles & televisions; is important publishing center.

Names:
L'viv (preferred,C,V)
L'vov (C,V)
Lviv (C,V)
Lvov (C,V)
Lvyv (C,V)
Lwów (C,O)
Lwow (C,O)
Lemberg (C,O,German,U,N)
Lembergeri (C,O)
Leopol (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ukraine (nation)  ........  Ukraine (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of L'vivs'ka Oblast' (oblast)  ............  L'vivs'ka Oblast' (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of L'viv (inhabited place)  ................  L'viv (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Prince Daniel Romanovich of Galicia 1256
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Lemberg..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 111
Lembergeri..........  [VP]
.......................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) 33:806
Leopol..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 9 November 2006
Lviv..........  [VP]
...........  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 737
L'viv..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 9 November 2006
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Lvov..........  [VP]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 581
L'vov..........  [VP]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 581
Lvyv..........  [VP]
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 9 November 2006
Lwow..........  [BHA]
...........  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Lwów..........  [VP]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 581
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 737
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 581
..................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) 33:806
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 9 November 2006
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 111
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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