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ID: 7009772
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7009772

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 57 44 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 57.7333  decimal degrees
Long: 012 55 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 12.9167  decimal degrees

Note: Founded by King Gustavus II Adolphus in 17th cen.; now is nation's leading textile center; noted for an open-air museum that includes the wooden Kinnarumma church.

Names:
Borås (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Sweden (nation)  ........  Sweden (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Västra Götaland (county)  ............  Västra Götaland (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Borås (inhabited place)  ................  Borås (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1622
town (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Borås..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 378
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 31
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 378
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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