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ID: 7003954
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003954

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 18 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.3000  decimal degrees
Long: 023 47 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 23.7833  decimal degrees

Note: Documented from 15th cen., though it was founded near a Roman settlement, Castrum Palendara; regional military governors moved here in 1475 from Strehaia; prospered as trading center; devastated by earthquake (1790), plague & Turkish invasion (1802).

Names:
Craiova (preferred,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 Dolj (county)  ............  Dolj (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Craiova (inhabited place)  ................  Craiova (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first documented in 1475, though a Roman settlement built under Trajan had existed nearby
city (C)
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Craiova..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 210
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 707
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 50
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 210
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 707
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 50
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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