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ID: 7005539
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005539

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 38 55 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.6486  decimal degrees
Long: 013 46 48 E  degrees minutes   Long: 13.7800  decimal degrees

Note: Most important seaport of N Adriatic; ruled by Venice 1202, by Austria 1382; given to Italy in Treaty of Rapallo 1920; seized by Nazis 1943; made a Free Territory 1947, but zones of city were divided with Yugoslavia; entire city restored to Italy 1954.

Names:
Trieste (preferred,C,V)
Triest (C,O)
Trst (C,O)
Triestan (C,V,English,U,A)
Tergeste (H,V)  ............ Roman
Tergestum (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italy (nation)  ........  Italy (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Friuli-Venezia Giulia (region (administrative division))  ............  Friuli-Venezia Giulia (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Trieste (province)  ................  Trieste (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Trieste (inhabited place)  ....................  Trieste (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a Roman colony ca. 177 BC, on site of an ancient settlement
city (C)
regional capital (C)  ............  since 1963
provincial capital (C)
trade center (C)
industrial center (C)
free port (C)  ............  first established under reign of Charles VI in 1719 until privilege was revoked in 1891; reestablished after negotiations with Italy & former nation of Yugoslavia in 1954
episcopal see (H)  ............  from the 9th-13th cen., when the power of the bishops was usurped by the independent Commune of Trieste & later by Venice

Sources and Contributors:
Tergeste..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 923
Tergestum..........  [VP]
....................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12661
Triest..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
Triestan..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
Trieste..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Annuario Generale (1980)
.................  Blue Guide: Northern Italy (1984) 363
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 923
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 197
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Trst..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Annuario Generale (1980)
..................  Blue Guide: Northern Italy (1984) 363
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 923
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12661
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -131346
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 197
..................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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