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ID: 7015156
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7015156

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kazan' (inhabited place)  Kazan' (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 049 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 49.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Kazan' was occupied by the Mongols in the 13th century. It was sacked by Ivan III in 1469 and later by Ivan IV the Terrible in 1552. The city was burned in the peasant revolt of 1773-1774, and later rebuilt in a gridiron pattern by Catherine the Great. Kazan' is the site of a Tatar kremlin and the renowned Kazan State University, founded in 1804.

Names:
Kazan' (preferred,C,V)
Kasan (C,V)
Kazan (C,V)
Iske Kazan (H,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 Tatarstan (republic)  ............  Tatarstan (republic) (P)
Hierarchy of Kazan' (inhabited place)  ................  Kazan' (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  original city founded 9th cen., present day city moved 28 miles upstream ca. 1437
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
cultural center (C)
educational center (C)
trade center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of an independent Tatar khanate in 15th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
Iske Kazan..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 775
Kasan..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-84
Kazan'..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 469
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 775
.................  Louis, Guide to the Soviet Union (1976) 127
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Kazan..........  [VP]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 98
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 469
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 775
..................  Louis, Guide to the Soviet Union (1976) 127
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-84
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 98
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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