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ID: 7010179
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010179

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 57 46 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 57.7667  decimal degrees
Long: 040 59 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 40.9833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on central Volga River; key position on river resulted in struggles between Novgorod & Moscow; annexed to Moscow in 1239; became a major textile center in 19th cen. & modern city is site of nation's largest flax-processing combine.

Names:
Kostroma (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kostromskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  ............  Kostromskaya Oblast’ (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Kostroma (inhabited place)  ................  Kostroma (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  purportedly founded by Yury Dolgoruky in 1152, but documentary evidence dates only from 1213
city (C)
regional capital (C)
manufacturing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Kostroma..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 971
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 104
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 971
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 104
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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