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ID: 7010280
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010280

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 34 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.5667  decimal degrees
Long: 046 02 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 46.0333  decimal degrees

Note: Located in Volga Valley; town has been moved twice; began as outpost of Muscovite state & prospered with fish, grain & cattle trade; town was large city of merchants in 19th cen.; today, is site of a large industrial complex & several universities.

Names:
Saratov (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 Saratovskaya Oblast' (oblast)  ............  Saratovskaya Oblast' (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Saratov (inhabited place)  ................  Saratov (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a Russian sentry post ca. 1590
city (C)
regional capital (C)
trade center (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Saratov..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 832
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 448
.................  Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1973-1982)
.................  Nagel's: Soviet Union (1973) 665
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 832
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 448
..................  Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1973-1982)
..................  Nagel's: Soviet Union (1973) 665
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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