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ID: 7010335
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010335

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 028 50 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 28.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Situated on Byk river; heavily damaged in Russo-Turkish War 1788; ceded to Russia 1812; site where poet Aleksandr Pushkin was sent into exile; part of Romania after WW I; passed to Soviet Union in 1940; destroyed in WW II and later reconstructed.

Names:
Chişinău (preferred,C,V)
Kishinev (C,V)
Kishinyov (C,V)
Kishiniv (C,V)
Kishinëv (C,V)
Kishinef (C,V)
Kiscinev (C,V)
Kischinew (C,V)
Chişinǎu (C,V)
Chişină (C,V)
Kišin'ov (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Moldova (nation)  ........  Moldova (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Chişinău (municipality)  ............  Chişinău (municipality) (P)
Hierarchy of Chişinău (inhabited place)  ................  Chişinău (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first documented in 1466
city (C)
national capital (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Moldova .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Europe) [7006656]

Sources and Contributors:
Chişină..........  [VP]
.................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) 33:774
Chişinǎu..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 347
Chişinău..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 8 December 2006
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-36
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-35
Kischinew..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 8 December 2006
Kiscinev..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 8 December 2006
Kishinef..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 8 December 2006
Kishinev..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 894
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 102
Kishinëv..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 8 December 2006
Kishiniv..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 8 December 2006
Kishinyov..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 894
Kišin'ov..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 894
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 894
..................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) 33:774
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 8 December 2006
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-36
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-35
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 102
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 347
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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