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ID: 7010097
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010097

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 60 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 60.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 028 41 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 28.6833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Gulf of Finland; member of Hanseatic League by 14th cen.; captured by Peter the Great in 1710; included in Finland under Russian sovereignty in 1812 & under complete Finnish control 1918-1940; ceded back to Russia in 1947.

Names:
Vyborg (preferred,C,V)
Viborg (C,O)
Viipuri (C,O)
Wyborg (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Leningrad Oblast (oblast)  ............  Leningrad Oblast (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Vyborg (inhabited place)  ................  Vyborg (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a fortress by Swedes in 1293
city (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Viborg..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-185
Viipuri..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-185
Vyborg..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1005
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 440
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 211
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Wyborg..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1005
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 440
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-185
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 211
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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