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ID: 7009960
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7009960

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 61 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 61.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 023 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 23.7500  decimal degrees

Note: River port located on an isthmus traversed by the Tammerkoski (rapids); was medieval trading center; grew dramatically after 1821; now is large industrial center noted for striving to preserve the natural environment around it.

Names:
Tampere (preferred,C,V)
Tammerfors (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Finland (nation)  ........  Finland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Pirkanmaa (region (administrative division))  ............  Pirkanmaa (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Tampere (inhabited place)  ................  Tampere (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  trading center since 11th cen., but founded in 1779
city (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Tammerfors..........  [VP]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Tampere..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 912
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 533
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 912
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 533
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 August 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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