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ID: 1052806
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1052806

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 49 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.8167  decimal degrees
Long: 132 54 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 132.9000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Bira River & Trans-Siberian Railroad; industries include sawmilling, clothing & footwear, & tractor trailer manufacturing.

Names:
Birobidzhan (preferred,C,V)
Birobid┼żan (C,V)
Biro-Bidjan (C,V)
Tikkonkaya (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 Yevreyskaya Avtonomnaya Oblast' (autonomous region)  ............  Yevreyskaya Avtonomnaya Oblast' (autonomous region) (P)
Hierarchy of Birobidzhan (inhabited place)  ................  Birobidzhan (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a railway station called Tikhonkaya in 1928
city (C)  ............  since 1937
regional capital (C)
manufacturing center (C)
timber center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Biro-Bidjan..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 148
Birobid┼żan..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 235
Birobidzhan..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 28
Tikkonkaya..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 235
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 235
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 28
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 148
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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