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ID: 7009861
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7009861

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 59 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 59.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 018 05 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 18.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Built upon numerous islands as well as on the mainland, primarily by the Swedish ruler Birger Jarl in 13th cen.; rapidly developed as member of Hanseatic League; extensively rebuilt in 1634; destroyed by fires & rebuilt in 18th cen., expanded in 19th cen.

Names:
Stockholm (preferred,C,V)
Estocolmo (H,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 Stockholm (county)  ............  Stockholm (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Stockholm (inhabited place)  ................  Stockholm (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  construction here was documented by 1252
city (C)
national capital (C)  ............  established by Queen Christina in 1634
county seat (C)
port (C)
market center (C)  ............  grew rapidly as the result of trade agreements with German city of Lübeck
cultural center (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Sweden .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Europe) [1000097]
capital of ....  Swedish Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................  (World, Europe) [8698296]

Sources and Contributors:
Estocolmo..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-53
Stockholm..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 891
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 278
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/09/98
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 189
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 891
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 278
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/09/98
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-53
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 189
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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