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ID: 7014883
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7014883

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 56 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 56.0833  decimal degrees
Long: 092 46 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 92.7667  decimal degrees

Note: Occupies both banks of Yenisey river; grew with arrival of Great Siberian Post Road in 1735; became industrial center in 19th cen.; expanded after WW II; is site of medical & forestry institutes.

Names:
Krasnoyarsk (preferred,C,V)
Krasnoiarsk (C,V)
Krasnojarsk (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 Krasnoyarskiy Kray (kray)  ............  Krasnoyarskiy Kray (kray) (P)
Hierarchy of Krasnoyarsk (inhabited place)  ................  Krasnoyarsk (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as fort of Krasny Yar on left bank of Yenisey River in 1628
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  includes aluminum & timber processing, synthetic rubber & chemicals
manufacturing center (C)  ............  produces cranes, harvesters, lumbering equipment, television sets & refrigerators
power production center (C)  ............  site of one of the world's largest hydroelectric plants, constructed in the 1960s
shipbuilding center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Krasnoiarsk..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 1
Krasnojarsk..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 1
Krasnoyarsk..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 105
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 1
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 105
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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