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ID: 7010341
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010341

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 036 14 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 36.2333  decimal degrees

Note: One of nation's oldest cities; sacked by Tatars 1240 & not rebuilt until 1586; lost much of its power when Russian border moved S in 18th cen.; was site of largest tank battle of WW II in 1943; today is site of a large nuclear power plant.

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  became a town in ca. 11th cen.
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
power production center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Kursk..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 492
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 44
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 106
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 492
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 44
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 106
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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