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ID: 7011601
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011601

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 56 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 56.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 085 05 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 85.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Tom river, above confluence with Ob River; developed as regional administrative center after discovery of gold in 1824; industries include engineering, match, pencil & furniture manufacturing; first Siberian university founded here in 1888.

Names:
Tomsk (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 Tomskaya Oblast’ (oblast)  ............  Tomskaya Oblast’ (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Tomsk (inhabited place)  ................  Tomsk (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a fort in 1604, to protect river crossing
city (C)
regional capital (C)
manufacturing center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Tomsk..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1988) XI, 838
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 199
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1218
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1988) XI, 838
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 199
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1218
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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