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ID: 7007840
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007840

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 43 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.7167  decimal degrees
Long: 023 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 23.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Characterized by grid plan designed in 1578-1580 by Italian architect Bernardo Morando of Padua; has long been cultural & academic center for region; 8,000 inhabitants were slain during Nazi occupation; noted for Morando's 17th-cen. Church of St. Thomas.

Names:
Zamość (preferred,C,V)
Zamoste (H,O)
Zamostye (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Poland (nation)  ........  Poland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Lubelskie (voivodeship)  ............  Lubelskie (voivodeship) (P)
Hierarchy of Zamość (inhabited place)  ................  Zamość (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Polish humanist Jan Zamoyski in 1579
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Zamość..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1046
.................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 892
.................  Nagel's: Poland (1969) 123-124
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 221
Zamoste..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1046
Zamostye..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1046
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1046
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 892
..................  Nagel's: Poland (1969) 123-124
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 221
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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