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ID: 7011643
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011643

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 036 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 36.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Located at junction of Udy, Lopan & Kharkov rivers; suffered heavy damage in WW II; surviving structures include 17th-cen. Pokrovsky Cathedral & 19th-cen. Patriarchal Cathedral; produces electrical equipment, bicycles & foodstuffs.

Names:
Kharkov (preferred,C,V)
Charkow (C,V)
Char'kov (C,V)
Kharkiv (C,V)
Har'kov (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ukraine (nation)  ........  Ukraine (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kharkivs'ka Oblast' (oblast)  ............  Kharkivs'ka Oblast' (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Kharkov (inhabited place)  ................  Kharkov (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1656
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
communications center (C)
educational center (C)
transportation center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of Ukrainian SSR until relocated to Kiev in 1934

Sources and Contributors:
Char'kov..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 833
Charkow..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-33
Har'kov..........  [BHA]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  ISO Handbook (1982)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Kharkiv..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 833
Kharkov..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 833
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 99
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 833
..................  ISO Handbook (1982)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-33
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 99
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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