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ID: 7009161
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7009161

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 03 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.0500  decimal degrees
Long: 021 55 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 21.9167  decimal degrees

Note: Several ancient settlements thrived in this area, including Neolithic, Dacian, Scythian, and Roman; medieval citadel was built here in 12th century, destroyed by Tartars in 1241; was rebuilt by Corvinus dynasty in 15th century; occupied by Turks in 17th century.

Names:
Oradea (preferred,C,V)
Oradea-Mare (C,V)
Grosswardein (C,O)
Gro?wardein (C,V)
Nagyvarad (C,O,Magyar (Hungarian),U,N)
Nagyvarad (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Romania (nation)  ........  Romania (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Bihor (county)  ............  Bihor (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Oradea (inhabited place)  ................  Oradea (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settlement in the area dates to Neolithic period, a citadel was erected here 1114-1131
city (C)
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Grosswardein..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-65
Großwardein..........  [VP]
.......................  AATA database (1995-)
Nagyvárad..........  [VP]
....................  AATA database (1995-)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 975
Nagyvarad..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-118
Oradea..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Nagel's: Rumania (1968) 216
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 145
Oradea-Mare..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 689
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 689
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 975
..................  Nagel's: Rumania (1968) 216
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-118; I-65
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 145
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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