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ID: 7031595
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7031595

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 40 53 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.6810  decimal degrees
Long: 023 48 53 E  degrees minutes   Long: 23.8130  decimal degrees

Note: Situated on Neman river; pillaged by Tatars 1241 and by Teutonic Knights in 1284 and 1391; belonged to Lithuania from the 13th century; later became part of Poland; under Russian control from 1795; returned to Poland 1921-1939; noted for ruins of 16th-century castle.

Names:
Hrodna (preferred,C,V,display,LC,English-P,U,N)
Grodno (C,V)
Gardinas (C,V)
Grodne (C,V)
Hrodno (C,V)
Horodno (C,V)
Horodnia (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Belarus (nation)  ........  Belarus (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Hrodzyenskaya Voblasts' (province)  ............  Hrodzyenskaya Voblasts' (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Hrodna (inhabited place)  ................  Hrodna (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
district capital (C)
city (C)
regional capital (C)
river port (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Gardinas..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 30 November 2006
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 343
Grodne..........  [VP]
.................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) accessed 30 November 2006
Grodno..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 507
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 30 November 2006
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 77
Horodnia..........  [VP]
.................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) 33:796
Horodno..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 355
Hrodna..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) 81059012 accessed 30 November 2006
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 30 November 2006
Hrodno..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 30 November 2006
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 355
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 507
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 30 November 2006
..................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) 33:796
..................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) 81059012 accessed 30 November 2006; accessed 30 November 2006
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 30 November 2006
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 77
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 343
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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