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ID: 7010246
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010246

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 11 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.1833  decimal degrees
Long: 045 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 45.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Located at confluence of Penza & Sura rivers; formed W end of Syzran defense line after 1684; seized by Bolsheviks 1918; long important as grain supplier to Moscow; machinery, diesel engine & bicycle manufacturing began after Communist Revolution.

Names:
Penza (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 Penza Oblast (oblast)  ............  Penza Oblast (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Penza (inhabited place)  ................  Penza (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a major fortress in 1666
city (C)
regional capital (C)
agricultural center (C)
manufacturing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Penza..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 725
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 270
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 152
..............  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 725
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 270
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 152
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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