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ID: 7003943
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003943

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 021 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 21.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the canalized Bega river; originally a Roman settlement; sacked by Tartars in 13th cen.; a fortress was built in 14th cen.; under Ottoman control 1552-1716, when it passed to Austria; colonized by Swabian Germans; assigned to Romania in 1920.

Names:
Timișoara (preferred,C,V)
Temesvár (C,O)
Temesiensis (H,V)  ............ Roman, but first documented in 1212
Castrum Temesiensis (H,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 Timiș (county)  ............  Timiș (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Timișoara (inhabited place)  ................  Timișoara (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  Neolithic settlement was nearby, town was built on site of Roman settlement
city (C)
county seat (C)
educational center (C)
commercial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Castrum Temesiensis..........  [VP]
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 934
Temesiensis..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 781
Temesvár..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-174
Timișoara..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 198
....................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 934
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 781
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-174
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 198
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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