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ID: 7011579
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011579

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Nizhniy Novgorod (inhabited place)  Nizhniy Novgorod (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 56 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 56.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 044 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 44.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Known as cradle of Russian Empire; rallying point for Russian army 1608-1612; important center for annual crafts & goods fair 1817-1930; factories & heavy industry stimulated by WW I & II; writer Maksim Gorky born here & city named after him 1932-1990s.

Names:
Nizhniy Novgorod (preferred,B,V)  ............ used until 1932, reestablished in 1990s
Nizhny Novgorod (B,V)
Gor'kij (H,V)
Gor'kiy (H,V)
Gorkiy (H,V)
Gorki (H,V)
Gorkey (C,V)
Gorky (H,O)
Nižnij Nowgorod (C,V)
Nizhni Novgorod (C,V)
Nizhnii Novgorod (C,V)
Nishni-Nowgorod (C,V)
Nishnij Nowgorod (C,V)
Nishnii Nowgorod (C,V)
Nijni Novgorod (C,V)
Nijnii Novgorod (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 Nizhegorodskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  ............  Nizhegorodskaya Oblast’ (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Nizhniy Novgorod (inhabited place)  ................  Nizhniy Novgorod (inhabited place) (P,B)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Yury Vsevoldovich ca. 1221
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
trade center (C)
transportation center (C)
educational center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Suzdal-Nizhny Novgorod from 1350 until annexed to Moscow in 1392

Sources and Contributors:
Gorkey..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 October 2006
Gorki..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-63
Gor'kij..........  [BHA]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Gor'kiy..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 75
Gorkiy..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
Gorky..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-63
Nijnii Novgorod..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 October 2006
Nijni Novgorod..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 October 2006
Nishnii Nowgorod..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 October 2006
Nishnij Nowgorod..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 October 2006
Nishni-Nowgorod..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 October 2006
Nizhnii Novgorod..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 30 October 2006
Nizhni Novgorod..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 October 2006
Nizhniy Novgorod..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 342
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 374
.............................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
Nizhny Novgorod..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-123
Nižnij Nowgorod..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 October 2006
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 342
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 374
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 October 2006; accessed 30 October 2006
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-123
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-63
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 75
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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