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ID: 1048887
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1048887

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 11 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.1833  decimal degrees
Long: 022 05 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 22.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Was prosperous commercial town by 16th cen.; passed to Prussia in 1795; was part of Russia 1807-1918; economy is based on food processing, textiles & paper milling; was restored after WW II.

Names:
Łomźa (preferred,C,V)
Łomża (C,V)
Lomzha (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Poland (nation)  ........  Poland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Podlaskie (voivodeship)  ............  Podlaskie (voivodeship) (P)
Hierarchy of Łomźa (inhabited place)  ................  Łomźa (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by 9th cen., chartered in 1428
city (C)
provincial capital (C)  ............  since 1975
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Łomża..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 527
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 457
Łomźa..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Lomzha..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 527
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 527
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 457
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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